World Select Team Announced for Nike Hoop Summit
Duke signee Eric Boateng will play for World Team
Duke signee Eric Boateng will play for World Team

Posted Mar 23, 2005


Boasting of a 10-player team that features six players measuring 6-10 or bigger, Nike Basketball announced today the players and coaches who will comprise the 2005 World Select Team that will compete in the 8th Annual Nike Hoop Summit. Rob Beveridge, the head coach in Australia at the NSW (New South Wales) Institute of Sport, will serve as the team's head coach. Beveridge led the Australian Men’s Junior World Team to the 2003 FIBA Junior World Championship gold medal.

This year's World Select Team participants include 6’10” Nemanja Aleksandrov (Serbia and Montenegro), 6’7” Marco Belinelli (Italy), 6’11” Eric Boateng (England), 6’11” Vilmantas Dilys (Lithuania), 7’0” Salih Erden (Turkey), 6’1” Adam Gibson (Australia), 6’10” Ian Mahinmi (France), 5’11” Michael Mokongo (France), 6’4” Martynas Pocius (Lithuania) and 6’11” Dusan Sakota (Greece).

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