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The 12th annual Jordan Brand Classic that showcases the nation’s premier high school all-star game is moving to Michael Jordan’s birthplace. The game will be played in Brooklyn on April 13, 2013 at Barclays Center. The game used to be played in Charlotte, North Carolina.
High school athletes play in this came to show off their talents. They are looking to be the next NBA greats like Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, or Blake Griffin. All three of these current NBA stars have played in the Jordan Brand Classic game. ESPN2 will be airing the game in April. Pictured left is a young Kevin Durant who played in 2006.
Besides the National game the Jordan Brand will be hosting a regional game too. The regional game takes the top prep players for the New York area and has a game that sees the city kids take on other kids from the suburbs. There is also an international game that showcases the top 16 and under players from all over the world.
Larry Miller, who is the President of Jordan Brand shar...
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Tweet Friday night featured a matchup of Los Angeles’ NBA squads, the Lakers and the Clippers. The Clippers have become known for their high-flying dunks lately, but Friday it was Kobe Bryant who brought the house down early: Not bad for an “old” man. Chris Paul should have ducked. -ALR
Kobe Bryant may have said the Los Angeles Lakers were “old as s—,” but his 34-year-old body isn’t preventing him from making athletic plays. The Black Mamba stole a pass from Chris Paul and then dunked on the Clippers point guard to make a statement early in Friday’s game at Staples Center.
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LOS ANGELES -- Chris Paul had a double-double in the first half and finished with 30 points and 13 assists to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 107-102 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night at Staples Center. Without leading reserve Jamal Crawford, sidelined by a sore foot suffered Tuesday in their win streak-snapping loss at Denver, the Clippers turned to their two...
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It is Thursday night. Two top NBA teams are playing each other with inter-conference positioning on the line. There are plenty of stars to drive up ratings. And the game is in New York?
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Kobe Bryant steals, dunks on Chris Paul.
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