The search for the next great basketball star begins next Saturday, April 14th, as Charlotte's Time Warner Cable Arena hosts the 11th annual Jordan Brand Classic. A triple-header event with international contenders duke it out for the title. Then a match between regional talents before the All-American Game concludes the day-long competition. As a way to inaugurate the newest Air Jordan, the Air Jordan 2012 Deluxe, players on both sides will fashion a special edition the new design. For the East, it will be one with University Blue/White-Obsidian while the Team Orange/Cool Grey variant will be Team West's signature. Each featuring pebble leather accents, brogue finishes, and a Jordan Brand Classic branding on the tongue, both versions will be available for purchase on April 11th at select Jordan Brand retail locations with a suggested retail price of $223. In the meantime, you can catch Jordan Brand Classic on ESPN's live coverage throughout Saturday, April 14th.
Release Date: April 11th, 2012 (Wednesday)