Houston's top 20 high school basketball players to play in all-star game

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Texas may be known as a "football state," but Houston has some amazing young basketball talent to offer. (KTRK)

Since the year 2000, at least 30 NBA and numerous All-American players have come out of Houston.

While Texas may be known for producing some awesome gridiron talent, the Bayou City is also a breeding ground for some of the best talent in the nation.

On April 8 at Wheeler Fieldhouse, the city's top 20 ranking high school basketball players will hit the court for an all-star game hosted by Showcase Houston.

The best players from all over the greater Houston area will be divided into two teams to play in a north vs. south match.

The young hoop stars are competing for more than just a win on the court. At the end of the game, only one of talented players will be named the MVP.

Aside from seeing NCAA college-destined players go at it in an all-star game, spectators will get a chance to watch the players test their skills in a dunk contest and other challenges.
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