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High School / Apr 21, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Top 6 NBA Prospects From The Jordan Brand Classic

Jahlil Okafor

This past Friday night the stars of tomorrow in basketball took the floor at the Barclays Center in one of the most exciting all-american games in recent memory. Off first impression the class of 2014 has everything to offer from a strong group of big men, shooters, future NBA floor generals and some great potential NCAA stars. Read More »

High School, Video / Apr 21, 2014 / 10:30 am

Video: The Nastiest Highlights From The 2014 Jordan Brand Classic

Emmanuel Mudiay

The 2014 Jordan Brand Classic went down in Brooklyn over the weekend, with multiple top high school prospects showing what we can look forward to next year in college. From Emmanuel Mudiay–who threw down an insane 360 alley-oop–to co-MVPs Jahlil Okafor and Cliff Alexander, most of us got our first long look at this upcoming wave of stars. Read More »

High School, Latest News / Apr 19, 2014 / 1:00 pm

12 Winners & Losers From The Jordan Brand Classic

Jahlil Okafor

The 13th annual Jordan Brand Classic took place last night in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center and in typical fashion, the game did not disappoint, becoming the highest scoring game in JBC history. The folks at Jordan Brand did a phenomenal job this year showcasing some of the top high school basketball players in the country. The game was followed by an epic postgame concert by Grammy Award winning rapper, Macklemore. In case you missed it, Brooklyn was where it was at last night. Read More »

High School, Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 11, 2014 / 9:00 am

Introducing The 2014 Jordan Brand Classic Collection

Jordan Brand Classic Collection

The 13th annual Jordan Brand Classic is going down in Brooklyn on April 18, and today, the Jordan Brand officially introduced what the players will be wearing when they take the Barclays Center floor. Read More »

High School / Apr 15, 2013 / 5:42 pm

From Underneath The Shadow Of Michael Jordan, Jordan Brand Classic Stars Show Out

Jabari Parker, Julius Randle

At one point early in the first half of Saturday night’s Jordan Brand Classic, the crowd at Barclays Center suddenly and incongruously erupted into a thunderous ovation during a dead ball. Only one person’s arrival could have elicited such a reaction.

Nope, not him. It was Drake. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Mar 22, 2013 / 12:45 pm

Revealed: On-Court Collection For 2013 Jordan Brand Classic

Jordan Brand Classic

We already broke the news earlier this week that Jordan Brand was stepping it up again this year with the 2013 Jordan Brand Classic. But now that we have a break from tournament action and coverage, here are the official images. Not only will Drake be performing after the game on April 13 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., but the teams will be sporting some incredibly wild Air Jordan XX8s. Read More »

High School / Feb 12, 2013 / 3:45 pm

Jabari Parker, Aaron Gordon, Andrew Wiggins And More Are Part Of The 2013 Jordan Brand Classic

Jabari Parker

The 2013 Jordan Brand Classic announced its field today, a 22-star collection that’s the center of the showcase April 13 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. How many of these players will be back in the New York metro area for the 2014 NBA Draft just over a year later? By the looks of the field, a number of them could be. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 6, 2012 / 2:00 pm

Air Jordan 2012 “Jordan Brand Classic” Deluxe

Air Jordan 2012 "Jordan Brand Classic" Deluxe

It’s that time of year again when the best high school players in the world get together to give us a final taste before they head off to college, the spotlight and the big time. And next Saturday, the 11th annual Jordan Brand Classic will pit the best of the best against each other in Charlotte. The game will be televised on ESPN at 7 p.m., but you don’t have to wait that long to see what the players will be rocking: special editions of the Air Jordan 2012. Read More »

College, High School / Apr 20, 2011 / 12:00 pm

Dime Q&A: Myck Kabongo Could Be The Best PG In College Hoops

Myck Kabongo

Austin Rivers, Anthony Davis and Michael Gilchrist have received the most attention amongst the Class of 2011 high school prospects, but you’d be crazy to overlook Myck Kabongo. The 6-2 point guard headed to Texas has a handle that can break down just about any defender, an innate ability to hit the open man and a lethal jumper with deep range that will cause issues for Big 12 opponents next year. We got up with the Toronto product this past weekend at the Jordan Brand Classic in Charlotte to discuss his off-court interests, his high school career – that included stops at two of the country’s premier programs – and his goals for next year. Read More »

High School, Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 15, 2011 / 12:45 pm

Air Jordan 2011 – Jordan Brand Classic Player Exclusive

Air Jordan 2011 - Jordan Brand Classic Player Exclusive

Tomorrow, some of the best high school players from around the country will be playing in the 10th anniversary of the Jordan Brand Classic at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte. And when the teams take the court, they’ll both be wearing new colorways of the Air Jordan 2011 developed specifically for the JBC squads. Read More »