Originally written on StraitPinkie.com  |  Last updated 11/8/14
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 shared his thoughts on the game moving to Brooklyn. “After spending two great years at Charlotte’s Time Warner Cable Arena, we decided to bring the Jordan Brand Classic to Brooklyn at Barclays Center. We are extremely excited to host this incredible talent in a borough famous for high school basketball.” Here is a list of where the past Jordan Brand Classic games were held. 2013 – Barclays Center (Brooklyn, NY) 2012 – Time Warner Cable Arena (Charlotte, North Carolina) 2011 – Time Warner Cable Arena (Charlotte, North Carolina) 2010 – Madison Square Garden (New York City) 2009 – Madison Square Garden (New York City) 2008 – Madison Square Garden (New York City) 2007 – Madison Square Garden (New York City) 2006 – Madison Square Garden (New York City) 2005 – Madison Square Garden (New York City) 2004 – Comcast Center (College Park, Maryland) 2003 – Verizon Center (Washington, DC) 2002 – Verizon Center (Washington, DC)
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Darrelle Revis, Ndamukong Suh exchange words after game

Curt Schilling's son causes scare at Logan Airport

Manziel's girlfriend tells Browns to put Johnny Football in

Scalpers in Detroit selling free Jets-Bills tickets for $125

Report: Redskins could bench Robert Griffin III

Broncos have meeting with scoreboard operator

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Report: Cowboys could still pursue Adrian Peterson

Manny Pacquiao: I'm ready to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr.

John Calipari gets daughter's birthday wrong

Carson: Hall of Fame career not worth concussion problems

Tiger hires new swing coach

Is Sting making his WWE debut at Survivor Series?

WATCH: Janoris Jenkins returns interception 99 yards for TD

WATCH: TY Hilton chokes up in emotional postgame interview

WATCH: Chris Clemons accidentally knocks ref's hat off

WATCH: Aaron Rodgers throws nifty TD across his body

WATCH: LeGarrette Blount does Antonio Brown's end zone dance

WATCH: Eagles take opening kickoff 107 yards for TD

Western Carolina coach blasts Kirk Herbsreit

WATCH: Young reporter asks Helfrich funny question

Sager makes first appearance since leukemia diagnosis

Harvard kicker wears glasses

WATCH: Tennessee fans go a little overboard celebrating TD

Dwight Howard out indefinitely after having PRP on knee

NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

WATCH: Revis, Suh exchange words

Manziel's GF wants her man to play

Cowboys to pursue Adrian Peterson?

Cal gets daughter's bday wrong

Carson: Career not worth concussions

Report: Gundy pursuing Florida job

Tiger hires new swing coach

WATCH: Jameis Winston shoves ref

Florida DL supports Will Muschamp with eye black

Jay Gruden: RG3 has been 'coddled'

LeBron: Love needs to 'demand' the ball

Bills-Jets game will be free admission

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.