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SLAM Summer season Traditional Vol. 3 is Returning to Dyckman Park on August 14


The best high school event in the country is BACK.

SLAM is proud to announce the return of the SLAM summer classicswhich will be played on August 14th in the legendary Dyckman Park in Manhattan.

The day includes four games: a regional girls game (12 noon), a regional boys game (1.30 p.m.), a national girls game (3 p.m.) and a national boys game (5 p.m.).

The national boys game will feature 14 of the country’s top high school players, including Amari Bailey (No. 3 in Class of 2022, UCLA Commit), Keyonte George (No. 4 in Class of 2022, Uncommitted) and Chris Livingston (No. 5 in Class of 2022, Uncommitted). The national girls game will also feature 14 of the country’s top high school players, including Ayanna Patterson (No. 3 in Class of 2022, UConn Commit), Maya Nnaji (No. 10 in Class of 2022, Arizona Commit) and Milaysia Fulwiley (No. 2 in Class of 2023, Uncommitted).

Full rosters will be announced on SLAM’s social channels over the next 10 days. For more information on the SLAM Summer Classic and real-time coverage of the event later this month, follow @SLAM, @SLAM_HS and @WSLAM on all social media platforms.

This year’s SLAM Summer Classic will be the third iteration of the event after 2018 and 2019. The game was canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic but will now resume annually.

Fourteen players who previously attended the event became NBA players, including Jalen Green (2018, 2019), Josh Christopher (2018, 2019), Sharife Cooper (2018, 2019), Jalen Suggs (2019), Jonathan Kuminga ( 2019.). ), Cam Thomas (2019), Jaden Springer (2019), James Wiseman (2018), Precious Achiuwa (2018), RJ Hampton (2018), Jalen Lecque (2018), Jaden McDaniels (2018), Jahmi’us Ramsey (2018 ) and Cassius Stanley (2018).

The partners of this year’s SLAM Summer Classic include Gatorade, House of Tires, Nike, COOLED and Spalding.

“The SLAM Summer Classic has quickly become one of the premier basketball events in New York City and we’re incredibly excited to have it back,” said Adam Figman, SLAM’s Chief Content Officer. “Like the previous two versions of the event, this year will have some exciting surprises in store, and we can’t wait for everyone from the players to our partners to attendees to experience a true NYC celebration on August 14th Basketball culture. “





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