The twenty first annual Hoopshall Traditional will happen between January twelfth to January sixteenth at Springfield Faculty in Springfield, Massachusetts. They introduced the groups and prime prospects attending this yr’s occasion on Thursday.
Bronny James, the son of Lakers star Lebron James (in fact, you already knew that), shall be there. His Sierra Canyon squad is among the many groups from 17 states taking part. James, coming into his senior yr of highschool, has been at Sierra Canyon since 2019 after transferring from Crossroads Faculty. The 2023 Hoopshall Traditional shall be one of many remaining tournaments that James will take part in earlier than making a school dedication.
Different big-name prospects featured embody: no. 1 ranked DJ Wagner from Camden Excessive; no. 2 ranked Justin Edwards from Imhotep Institute Constitution; and no. 4 ranked Mackenzie Mgbako from Roselle Catholic. Wagner has already dedicated to Kentucky, and Mgbako shall be a Duke Blue Satan. These youngsters might very effectively find yourself dealing with one another in an NCAA Event within the not-to-distant future.
The event may have a number of marquee groups moreover Sierra Canyon, together with IMG Academy, Montverde Academy, and Gulliver Prep which Corridor of Famer Ray Allen coaches.
The Hoopshall Traditional may even characteristic 5 girls’s video games this yr, up from two the prior yr. That features 9 groups and 5 of the 2023 WESPN Prime 100 ESPN Prime 100 recruits.
Ten of the final 11 number one NBA Draft picks performed on this occasion together with over 100 gamers who would find yourself within the NBA. Thirty-four gamers from ESPN’s prime 100 class of 2023 will take part on this yr’s event.
Bronny James performs on January sixteenth vs. Christopher Columbus Excessive Faculty at 1 PM ET on ESPNU. Full broadcast info shall be launched at a later time. Tickets for the 2023 Spalding Hoophall Traditional are on sale at tickets.hoophall.com.