2011 adidas Nations: Day 2 recap
Steven Adams and Chris Walker continue to impress
The 2011 adidas Nations event completed the second day of play at the HAX athletic facility in Harbor City, CA. Here's the recap of Saturday's games.
POOL PLAY STANDINGS
USA 2012 BLUE (3-0)
USA 2013 BLUE (2-1)
LATIN AMERICA (0-3)
USA 2013 RED (3-0)
USA 2012 RED (1-1)
DAY 2 GAME RECAPS
TEAM USA 2012 BLUE (92) VS. LATIN AMERICA (74)
Andre Drummond continued to dominate the action and received help from Cameron Ridley in leading Team USA 2012 Blue to the easy win over Latin America. Drummond (20 points, 12 rebounds) and Ridley (16,10) both had double-doubles in the victory. Ricardo Gathers tried to keep Latin America in the game, scoring 28 points and grabbing eight rebounds.
TEAM USA 2013 RED (92) VS. TEAM ASIA (84)
7-foot Steven Adams continues to be the talk of the tournament as he impressed everyone again in leading Team Asia in a very competitive game. Adams, a Pitt-recruit, scored 37 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in almost helping Asia to the upset. Chris Walker led the Americans with 24 points and 10 rebounds.
TEAM USA 2012 RED (77) VS. AFRICA (58)
Gabe York continued his excellent shooting, scoring 22 points in leading the USA Red to the easy win. Yogi Ferrell was all over the court, dishing 11 assists to go along with his 13 points. 6-8, 275-pound Shaq Goodwin added 12 points and eight rebounds. 7-foot Obij Aget looked the best for Africa with 12 points and nine boards.
USA 2013 BLUE (95) VS. EUROPE (82)
Keith Frazier scored 20 points to lead the USA to the win in an entertaining game. Solomon Poole and Issac Hamilton both added 14 points for the USA. 6-8 center Stripe Krstanovic led the Europeans with 14 points and 16 rebounds.
LATIN AMERICA (71) VS. EUROPE (84)
Roko Rogic scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Europe to the win. Dino Respesa scored 18 while Stripe Krstanovic pulled down 11 rebounds. Gathers continued his fine play for Latin America scoring 23 points while Wannah Bail added 16.
USA 2013 RED (75) VS. USA 2012 RED (71)
Five USA 2013 Red players scored in double figures to lead them to the win. Thomas Hamilton and Andrew Harrison scored 14, Chris Walker had 12 points and 10 boards while Aaron Harrison and Elijah Brown both scored 11. They helped offset another fine 24-point scoring effort by York. Dajuan Coleman added 12 points and 12 rebounds for USA 2012.
USA 2013 BLUE (104) VS. USA 2012 BLUE (98)
Malik Price-Martin led six players in double figures with 19 points in helping USA 2013 Blue to the win. Hamilton had a fine all-around game with 12 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Ridley did his best to keep the 2012 Blue team in the game with 28 points and eight rebounds.
AFRICA (65) VS. AUSTRALIA (53)
6-5 Owen Odigie led all scorers with 16 points, but it wasn’t enough to bring Australia the win. Africa dominated the boards and its balanced scoring led to the win.
NetScouts Basketball will be reporting on the event through the weekend.