The Jordan Brand Classic is Bringing Many Surprises for Brooklyn

The annual Jordan Brand Classic is returning this week in Brooklyn, New York. The JBC showcases top high school basketball players, from around the world, in a series of events. Athletes such as Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, and Blake Griffen have all participated in the Jordan Brand Classic.

The Jordan Brand Classic will kick off with events starting this Friday, April 15, at 1:30PM EST with the International game. The International game will consist of 40 players from over 20 different countries. Each of these athletes earned their spot for the international game by competing at the Jordan Brand International Camp this past March in Zagreb, Croatia.

The Jordan Brand Classic will also include its second annual National girls game at 3:30PM EST. The girl’s national game will consist of the top female high school basketball athletes from around the nation. Some names to keep watch for include Erin Boley, who was named the National player of the year, Lauren Cox, and Nancy Mulkey.

Following the National girls game is the NYC Regional Boys game at 5:30PM EST. To conclude the night is the headline event with the National Game featuring the top male basketball athletes in the nation. Rosters are below for the respective East and West teams.

For additional rosters, visit the Jordan Brand Classic website.

EAST TEAM

Bam Adebayo (High Point Christian (High Point, NC) / Kentucky), Udoka Azubuike (Potters House Christian (Jacksonville, FL) / Kansas), Tony Bradley (Bartow H.S. (Bartow, FL) North Carolina), Bruce Brown (Vermont Academy (Saxtons River, VT) / Miami), De’Aaron Fox (Cypress Lakes H.S. (Katy, TX) Kentucky), Markelle Fultz (DeMatha H.S. (Hyattsville, MD)   Washington), Alterique Gilbert (Miller Grove H.S. (Lithonia, GA) / Connecticut), Harry Giles (Forest Trail Academy (Kernersville, NC) / Duke), Jonathan Isaac (IMG Academy (Naples, FL) / FSU), V.J. King (Paul VI H.S. (Fairfax, VA) / Louisville) and Jayson Tatum (Chaminade (St. Louis, Mo) / Duke)

WEST TEAM

Marques Bolden (DeSoto H.S. (Dallas, TX) / Undecided), Miles Bridges (Huntington Prep (Huntington, WV) / Michigan State), Amir Coffey (Hopkins (Minnetonka, MN) / Minnesota), Kenyan Gabriel (Wilbraham & Monson Academy (Wilbraham, MA) / Kentucky), Frank Jackson (Lone Peak H.S. (Alpine, UT) / Duke), Andrew Jones (MacArthur H.S. (Irving, TX) / Texas), Malik Monk (Bentonville H.S. (Bentonville, AR) / Kentucky), Shamorie Ponds (Thomas Jefferson H.S. (Brooklyn, NY) / St. John’s), Omari Spellman (St. Thomas More (Oakdale, CT) / Villanova) and Cassius Winston (Univ. of Detroit Jesuit H.S. (Detroit, MI) / Michigan State)

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166 Flatbush pop-up

This year, Jordan Brand brings back the 166 Flatbush pop-up shop during this year’s Jordan Brand Classic festivities. To gain access to the exclusive events, apparel, and merchandise that may be at 166 Flatbush, sign up with your Nike+ account here. Check out the images provided by Jordan Brand of the pop-up shop at 166 Flatbush. Let us know if you stop by and participate in the festivities for this year’s Jordan Brand Classic!\

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