Jul 21, 2011, 1:36 PM EDT
The Goodman League is the long-standing pro-am summer league out of Washington D.C. that has seen a lot of NBA players come through it.
The Drew League is the long-standing pro-am summer league out of Los Angeles that has seen a lot of NBA players come through it.
Both have a streetball feel, both have big time reputations. East Coast vs. West Coast. This year, the two leagues are facing off in a showdown game (August 20 in Washington, D.C., and you can watch it streaming on the Web). Thursdays the rosters were announced — and it is on.
For the Goodman League: Kevin Durant (Thunder), John Wall (Wizards), Ty Lawson (Nuggets), Gary Neal (Spurs), Tyreke Evans (Kings), Michael Beasley (Timberwolves), DeMarcus Cousins (Kings), Josh Selby (Grizzlies), Sam Young (Grizzlies), Donte Green(Kings), Hugh “Baby Shaq” Jones (AND1 Tour), Emanuel “Duce” Jones and Warren “D-Nice” Jefferson.
For the Drew League: James Harden (Thunder), DeMar DeRozan (Raptors), Nick Young (Wizards), Dorrell Wright (Warriors), Brandon Jennings (Bucks), JaVale McGee (Wizards), Craig Smith (Clippers), Pooh Jeter (Kings), Bobby Brown (Aris BC), Marcus Williams (Grizzlies) and three more players yet to be named.
What are we going to see? A lot of this:This video is no longer available. Click here to watch more NBC Sports videos!
Yea, we’re watching that.
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