The Jordan Brand Classic, now in its 17th year, will return to Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Sunday, April 8. The double-header will showcase the greatest male and female high school basketball players in the game today, allowing these young athletes to follow in the footsteps of superstars like Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin, LeBron James and Chris Paul. Jordan Brand family member Maya Moore will once again be on-hand for the women’s match-up, which she helped initiate in 2015. The Girls Game will tip-off at 2:30 p.m. followed by the Boys Game at 5:00 p.m. EST.
“We’re proud to host a first-class event and once-in-a-lifetime experience for the next generation of greatness,” said Larry Miller, President of Jordan Brand. “The Jordan Brand Classic is a unique opportunity for these rising stars to bond and compete as they work to achieve a higher standard of greatness.”