1995 Nike Hoop Summit Multi-Signed AUTO program with Robert Traylor U of Michigan D.2011

The Nike Hoop Summit is an international men's basketball all-star game sponsored by Nike, held once a year since 1995, except from 2001–2003, which features the USA Basketball Men's Junior Select Team against a World Select Team of international players. The players demonstrate their skills and hope to attract attention from either NBA scouts or colleges. A number of current NBA players have participated in this event in the past.


Offered is a program from the Innaugural event.  Kevin Garnett and Stephon Marbury played in the game, but did not sign the program.


Signed on the cover by the following future stars and NBA players (signed while they were still in High School):


Robert Traylor (D. 2011 at age 34 in Puerto Rico).  He was a McDonald’s All-American along with Kevin Garnett, Vince Carter, and Paul Pierce.  He went to the U of Michigan and was the Number 6 pick in the first round of the 1998 NBA draft by the Mavericks.  He would end up playing for the Milwaukee Bucks, Cavs, and Hornets before playing internationally.  On May 11, 2011, Traylor was found dead at his apartment in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico, of an apparent massive heart attack. Traylor was talking to his wife on the phone at the time; the connection was suddenly lost, at which point his wife Raye Traylor alerted team officials to investigate. ESPN reported that Traylor had died of a heart attack


Derek Hood- played at the U of Arkansas and later with the Charlotte Hornets


Antwan Jamison – first round pick in the 1998 NBA draft out of UNC (4th overall pick).  2 Time All-Star for several teams (including the Lakers) in an NBA career that spanned from 1998-2014


B.J. McKie – played at the U of South Carolina and later in Europe.  He is currently an assistant coach at Wake Forest.


Shareef Abdur-Rahim – future NBA All-Star and 1997 NBA All-Rookie First team who was the Pac 10 player of the year in 1996


Ryan Robertson – played at the U of Kansas and later played with the Sacramento Kings

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1995 Nike Hoop Summit Multi-Signed AUTO program with Robert Traylor U of Michigan D.2011