A plethora of the nation’s best boys high school basketball stars scheduled to participate in annual event. Lonzo Ball of mythical national champion Chino Hills headlines participants.
The 6th Annual Ballislife All-American Game presented by Eastbay will feature many of the nation’s top high school boys basketball players. The national high school all-star game is set to take place April 30 at Long Beach City College’s Hall of Champions Gymnasium in Southern California, a region which can be known for its intense basketball betting.
The 2016 BIL A-A Game begins at 6:00 p.m. PT and is preceded by the The BIL Slam Dunk Contest presented by Eastbay beginning at 4:30 p.m. PT.
Scheduled to participate at the event is 6-foot-6 UCLA-bound point guard Lonzo Ball, the Cal-Hi Sports Mr. Basketball front-runner who will play in front of his family and numerous fans one last time before matriculating to Westwood. California’s all-time assist record-holder led Chino Hills to a 35-0 record, a CIF open division state title and the No. 1 national ranking in the FAB 50 presented by Ballislife.com.
The game will feature a plethora of other national standouts, including Arizona-bound Rawle Alkins (Word of God Academy, Raleigh, N.C.), Auburn-bound Mustapha Heron (Sacred Heart Academy, Waterbury, Conn.) and St. John’s-bound Shamorie Ponds (Thomas Jefferson, Brooklyn, N.Y.). The BIL A-A game also marks the SoCal return of UConn-bound Vance Jackson (Prolific Prep, Napa), who previously prepped at St. John Bosco of Bellflower. UCLA-bound Ike Anigbogu of Centennial of Corona is another local product scheduled to participate.
Analysts and experts no doubt will be making basketball predictions about these players for years to come.
Steve Baik of Chino Hills and Josh Giles of Centennial of Corona will serve as coaches for the BILAAG. The game’s first 18 participants were recently announced on Ballislife.com and the complete game roster will be announced shortly.
Past BIL A-A Game participants include 2014 Cal-Hi Sports Mr. Basketball Stanley Johnson (Arizona) and other current professional players such as Nick Johnson (Arizona), Jordan Adams (UCLA), Jabari Brown (Missouri), Zach LaVine (UCLA), early entry NBA Draft candidates Dejounte Murray (Washington) and Marquese Chriss (Washington), as well as 2016 NBA Draft hopeful Thon Maker.
General admission tickets for the BIL All-American Game and Slam Dunk Contest are $12 each (plus an administrative fee). Tickets can be purchased at ballislifeallamerican.com
To view the first 18 participants selected for this year’s Ballislife All-American Game, CLICK HERE.