Around-the-world summer hoops highlights

Originally Published: August 8, 2006
By Fran Fraschilla | Special to ESPN Insider
Editor's note: Fran Fraschilla made the summer rounds. Here are some of the highlights. If you want to see which high schoolers made the biggest impressions, click here.

• After winning the championship at Sonny Vaccaro's Reebok Big Time tournament, the Southern California All-Stars were being considered by some -- ridiculously -- the best summer team of all time. Led by Kevin Love and Taylor King, they took on all comers and beat Chicago Mean Streets Express and stars Eric Gordon and Derrick Rose, the best backcourt in the tournament.

Fran Fraschilla is a college basketball analyst for ESPN. He formerly was the head coach at Manhattan, St. John's and New Mexico.