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The Inaugural adidas Superstar Weekend

adidas Superstar Weekend featuring the 
adidas/EA Sports Superstar Games 
to be held Friday, March 26th

adidas and EA Sports have announced today the nation's elite high school senior participants in the inaugural adidas/EA Sports Superstar Boys Game and the third annual adidas/EA Sports Superstar Girl's Game (formerly known as the l'adidas Roundball Classic). The adidas Superstar Weekend and the adidas/EA Sports Superstar Games will feature fifty of the best boys and girls players from around America. A thrilling climax to a week full of activities, the adidas/EA Sports Superstar Games will be played on Friday, March 26th, 2004 at Thompson Boling Arena, located on the campus of the University of Tennessee (Knoxville, TN).

While the two adidas/EA Sports Superstar Games are the centerpiece of the adidas Superstar Weekend, there are additional activities leading up to the on-court excitement. adidas and EA Sports have collaborated on numerous activities designed to excite and entertain the high school athletes that are at the heart of this event.

The tip-off for the boy's game is 8:30pm and the complete roster for the boy's game is as follows:



Player Pos Ht Wt Hometown High School College
Marshall Brown G/F 6' 6" 212 Austin, TX L. B. Johnson Missouri
Jamar Butler G 6' 2" 190 Lima, OH Shawnee Ohio State
Toney Douglas G 6' 2" 185 Jonesboro, GA Jonesboro Auburn
C. J. Giles C 6' 11" 235 Seattle, WA Rainier Beach Miami
Damion Harris C 6' 9" 280 Greenville, SC Wade Hampton Tennessee
Al Horford F 6' 9" 215 Grand Ledge, MI Grand Ledge Florida
Kyle Lowry G 6' 0" 180 Philadelphia, PA Cardinal Dougherty Villanova
Joakim Noah F 6' 10" 210 Brooklyn, NY Lawrenceville Prep Florida
Peter John Ramos C 7' 3" 175 Puerto Rico Colegio Bautista Undecided
Josh Smith F 6' 9" 215 Powder Springs, GA Oak Hill Academy Indiana
Robert Swift C 6' 11" 245 Bakersfield, CA Bakersfield USC
Garrett Temple G 6' 6" 180 Baton Rouge, LA University Lab LSU
Darius Washington G 6' 1" 185 Orlando, FL Edgewater Memphis
Head Coach: Travis Jones (Edgewater HS - Orlando, FL)



Player Pos Ht Wt Hometown High School College
Ramel Bradley G 6' 3" 185 Brooklyn, NY Pendleton Kentucky
Jackie Butler F/C 6' 10" 249 McComb, MS Coastal Academy Tennessee
Dion Dowell F 6' 7" 190 Texas City, TX Texas City Texas
Gavin Grant F 6' 7" 190 Bronx, NY St. Raymond's NC State
Dwight Howard C 6' 10" 225 East Point, GA SW Atlanta Christian Undecided
Robert Kurz F 6' 8" 225 Philadelphia, PA Penn Charter Notre Dame
Lorenzo Mata C 6' 9" 220 South Gate, CA South Gate UCLA
DeMarcus Nelson G 6' 4" 208 Sacramento, CA Sheldon Duke
Sean Singletary G 5' 11" 175 Philadelphia, PA Penn Charter Virginia
Mohamed Tangara F/C 6' 9" 230 Mali, West Africa Mt. Zion Academy Arizona
Bryce Taylor G 6' 5" 200 N. Hollywood, CA Harvard-Westlake Oregon
Sebastian Telfair G 6' 0" 165 Brooklyn, NY Abraham Lincoln Louisville
Robert Vaden G 6' 5" 200 Indianapolis, IN Bridgton Academy Indiana
Head Coach: Courtney Brooks (SW Atlanta Christian - East Point, GA)


The tip-off for the girl's game is 5:30pm and the complete roster for the girl's game is as follows:



Player Pos Ht Wt Hometown High School College
Amber Bland


5' 11"


Boardman, OH Boardman Penn State
Natalia Bogdanova F 6' 4" 160 Charlotte, NC Charlotte Christian Purdue
Sade Buley G 5' 11" 153 Knoxville, TN South Doyle Kentucky
Melissa D'Amico C 6' 5" 185 Mastic Beach, NY William Floyd Notre Dame
Megan Darrah F 6' 2"   Moreland, GA East Cowetta Georgia
Courtney Davidson G 5' 5" 145 Youngstown, OH Ursuline Michigan St.
Sparkle Davis G 5' 10" 125 Decatur, GA Paideia Auburn
Sarah Elliott C 6' 6" 200 McKee, KY Jackson County Kentucky
Lateefa Joye G 5' 10" 145 Lenoir, NC The Patterson School Alabama
Laura Kurz G 6' 1" 140 Philadelphia, PA Germantown Academy Duke
Daphne Mitchell C 6' 3" 190 College Park, GA Woodward Academy Alabama
Erica White G 5' 5" 125 Jacksonville, FL Ribault LSU
Head Coach: Marlon Wells (San Diego HS - San Diego, CA)



Player Pos Ht Wt Hometown High School College
Brynn Cameron G 6' 0" 140 Newbury Park, CA Newbury Park USC
Quianna Chaney G/F 5' 11" 148 Baton Rouge, LA Southern Lab LSU
Brittney Davis G 5' 7" 135 Portland, OR Jefferson Minnesota
Sybil Dosty F/C 6' 3" 185 Tucson, AZ Salpointe Tennessee
Jessie Elway G 5' 11" 135 Englewood, CO Cherry Creek Stanford
Darrice Griffin F/C 6' 1" 160 Seagraves, TX Seagraves Texas Tech
Charde Houston G 6' 1" 172 San Diego, CA San Diego Connecticut
Christie Lautsch F 6' 4" 180 Smyrna, GA Campbell Florida State
Lindsey Pluimer C 6' 3" 145 San Clemente, CA San Clemente UCLA
Brina Pollack G 5' 8" 130 Marlboro, NJ Marlboro Purdue
Kat Suderman C 6' 4" 195 San Luis Obispo, CA Mission College Prep Santa Barbara
Candice Wiggins G 5' 11" 145 La Jolla, CA La Jolla Country Day Stanford
Head Coach: Terri Bamford (La Jolla Country Day - La Jolla, CA)



Boys & Girls Clubs Event – Thursday, March 25th 10:30am-12:00pm
For the first activity of the adidas Superstar Weekend, all 50 of the high school seniors will visit the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley. Over 300 kids from the local area will be on hand, and able to interact with the high school ballers. A skills clinic will be set-up, allowing for demonstrations and tutorials from the talent-rich high school seniors. Not only will gifts and prizes be given out to the kids, but free tickets to both of the adidas/EA Sports Superstar Games will be provided.

EA Sports Gaming Competition – Friday, March 26th 1:30pm
For a fun and relaxing activity prior to the on-court competition later that day, there is the EA Sports Gaming Competition. EA Sports will be on hand with their newest games, and all 50 players are invited to attend. With prizes on the line, everyone will be showcasing their best gaming skills in order to be crowned the EA Sports Gaming Competition Champion.

Live Performance by rap star, Cassidy – Friday, March 26th 7:30pm
Rap sensation Cassidy will be performing tracks from his J-Records debut album, Split Personality. Cassidy's 30-minute live performance will begin at the completion of the girl's game, and prior to the tip-off of the boy's game.

With two games featuring the best male and female high school seniors, and a bevy of exciting and unique basketball-related activities, the adidas Superstar Weekend and the adidas/EA Sports Superstar Games have become the premier showcase of amateur basketball for Spring.

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