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KDF Basketball Classic hits the hardwood this weekend

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB)  -- Keith Kaiser spent Thursday practicing his jump shot with the up- and-coming basketball stars from across the country.

Home of the nation's finest high school basketball talent takes the court at the Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic.

First held in 1973, the Classic is the oldest high school all-star game in the nation and is known for showcasing players who've moved on to stardom at the collegiate and professional levels. Former players include Jamal Mashburn, Moses Malone, Rex Chapman, Pervis Ellison, Isiah Thomas, Dominique Wilkins, Darrell Griffith, Derek Anderson, Anfernee Hardaway and Michael Beasley.

2014 Kentucky Derby Festival® Basketball Classic

Presented By Papa Johns

Friday, April 18 | 7 PM | Freedom Hall

Two nights. 20 of the nation's top recruits. Only $13.

April 17 | Horseshoe Foundation Night of the Future Stars FREE ADMISSION with your Basketball Classic ticket.

For tickets, CLICK HERE or call (800) 745-3000 or the Freedom Hall box office at (502) 367-5144.

2014 Roster



Keita Bates-Diop F 6-7/210 Ohio St.

Leron Black F 6-7/215 Illinois

Trevon Bluiett G 6-5/185 Xavier

Chris Chiozza G 5-10/155 Florida

Bonzie Colson F 6-5/210 Notre Dame

Brandone Francis G 6-4/205 Florida

Jaylen Johnson F 6-9/215 Louisville

Chinanu Onuaku C 6-10/232 Louisville

Devin Robinson F 6-8/200 Florida

Quentin Snider G 6-1/170 Louisville

Coaches: Jesus Patino - White Station

Louis Wilson - Riverdale Baptist




Jonah Bolden F 6-8/190 UCLA

Isaac Copeland F 6-8/200 Georgetown

Max Hoetzel F 6-7/205 Indiana

Robert Johnson G 6-3/170 Indiana

JaQuan Lyle G 6-4/210 Oregon

Dwayne Morgan F 6-7/195 UNLV

Jared Nickens F 6-6/170 Maryland

Goodluck Okonoboh C 6-9/210 UNLV

Romelo Trimble G 6-3/185 Maryland

Dion Wiley G 6-4/195 Maryland

Coaches: Chris Sparks - Wilbraham & Monson Academy

Jason Smith - Brewster Academy


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