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  1. Five-star 2016 forward Harry Giles looks healthy after knee injury (VIDEO)

    Jul 28, 2014, 8:45 PM EDT

    Harry Giles

    After tearing his ACL less than a year ago, Harry Giles looks healthy and prepared to battle for No. 1 in the Class of 2016.

  2. Seven takeaways from AAU Nationals and Super Showcase

    Jul 28, 2014, 5:45 PM EDT

    (Scott Phillips/NBC Sports)

    Seven thoughts are a weekend at AAU Nationals and Super Showcase in Louisville.

  3. Seven takeaways from Las Vegas for the final AAU weekend of 2014

    Jul 28, 2014, 2:59 PM EDT

    (adidas)

    Our Raphielle Johnson spent five days at the tournaments out in Vegas last week. Here are his thoughts on them.

  4. July Live Period Week Three Superlatives

    Jul 28, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT

    Adidas Hoops

    The best of the best from the final week of the July live evaluation period from Las Vegas and Louisville.

  5. Las Vegas Saturday Recap: Bennie Boatwright, Justin Simon lead Dream Vision into adidas Super 64 semis

    Jul 27, 2014, 10:29 AM EDT

    Kelly Kline/adidas

    Also some notes on junior college guard Andre Spight and 2015 guard Justin Foreman.

  6. USA Basketball session one highlights (VIDEO)

    Jul 26, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT

    (Scott Phillips/NBC Sports)

    USA Basketball has a lot of talent in the building this week for the U17 World Championship camp.

  7. Rawle Alkins carries the torch as one of New York’s next great guards

    Jul 25, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

    (adidas)

    New York City guard Rawle Alkins is one player to monitor in the Class of 2016.

  8. Las Vegas Thursday Recap: Skal Labissiere, Stephen Zimmerman perform well

    Jul 25, 2014, 10:49 AM EDT

    Nike EYBL

    Two of the nation’s best big men were on the same court Thursday, with Zimmerman’s Oakland Soldiers getting the win.

  9. Mixtape of 2016 five-star guard Malik Monk (VIDEO)

    Jul 22, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    (USA Baketball)

    Is this the best high school mixtape since Seventh Woods?

  10. Malik Newman, Ivan Rabb, Jayson Tatum, Malik Monk among 33 members battling for USA U17 roster spots this week

    Jul 21, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT

    Malik Newman (Getty Images)

    The USA U17 tryouts have a lot of big names and it will also be important for the last week of the July live evaluation period.

  11. Four-star Class of 2016 guard Bruce Brown gave up football to focus on basketball

    Jul 21, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT

    (Scott Phillips/NBCSports.com)

    Bruce Brown was a promising two-sport athlete, but gave up football to focus on basketball.

  12. Seven (more) Takeaways from Nike’s Peach Jam

    Jul 21, 2014, 4:45 PM EDT

    NikeEYB

    Seven additional thoughts on Nike’s Peach Jam, including Ben Simmons’ one weakness, Malik Monk and how college coaches look at parents

  13. Five-star 2016 guard Malik Monk dunks on defender at Peach Jam (VIDEO)

    Jul 18, 2014, 6:00 PM EDT

    (USA Baketball)

    Arkansas native Malik Monk puts down a nasty dunk off a spin move.

  14. The allure of staying home exists for 2016 forward Jayson Tatum

    Jul 17, 2014, 4:14 PM EDT

    The D1Circuit

    Being recruited by some of the nation’s best programs, the 6-foot-8 Tatum continues to consider the possibility of staying home and playing at Saint Louis.

  15. UAA Finals Recap: Diamond Stone has a solid night, Josh Jackson struggles, Team Breakdown is loaded

    Jul 17, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT

    (Kelly Kline/Under Armour)

    The Under Armour Association’s The Finals tipped off in Suwanee, Georgia last night and Diamond Stone came out strong.

  16. Seven takeaways from the adidas Unrivaled Camp

    Jul 14, 2014, 5:40 PM EDT

    (adidas)

    Some thoughts on the week at the adidas Unrivaled Camp in Chicago.

  17. Seven takeaways from the LeBron James Skills Academy

    Jul 14, 2014, 12:09 AM EDT

    Sam Dekker, Julius Randle

    Sam Dekker and Stanley Johnson were among the college standouts, with Ben Simmons, Ivan Rabb and Cheick Diallo leading the way for the high school players.

  18. adidas Unrivaled Camp Day 3 Recap: Jaylen Brown/Brandon Ingram II was special, Kobi Simmons, Deng Adel have strong days

    Jul 13, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT

    (adidas)

    The rematch of five-star wings Jaylen Brown and Brandon Ingram lived up to the hype on Saturday night while Kobi Simmons and Deng Adel also had strong days.

  19. Class of 2016 No. 1 prospect Josh Jackson transferring from Detroit to California for next season

    Jul 12, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

    (Scott Phillips/NBC Sports)

    The Class of 2016’s No. 1 prospect, Detroit wing Josh Jackson, is transferring to California for his next high school season.

  20. adidas Unrivaled Day 1: Brandon Ingram gets the best of Jaylen Brown, Ray Smith hurts his knee

    Jul 11, 2014, 10:00 AM EDT

    (adidas)

    The adidas Unrivaled camp tipped off in Chicago on Thursday and a lot of talented players were in the building.