Buzz from the Nike Hoop Summit

Updated: April 22, 2009, 5:10 PM ET
By Chad Ford | ESPN.com

A number of NBA scouts and executives came out for the Nike Hoop Summit and the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament this past week. The Hoop Summit has quickly surpassed the PIT as the draft scouting event in April.

The PIT hasn't produced a great NBA player in the last decade. The Hoop Summit, on the other hand, has seen a number of terrific prospects over the past few years, both international (Dirk Nowitzki, Tony Parker, Andrea Bargnani, Yi Jianlian, Nicolas Batum, Alexis Ajinca) and ...

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