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Jordan Brand Classic Kicks Off In Charlotte

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Want to glimpse into the future of NBA? Look no further than the city of Charlotte as it hosts the 2012 Jordan Brand Classic this weekend. To feature some of the best high school players in the nation, participants get an early start to the festivities with a visit to the Jordan Brand Classic Gold Room, a collection of memorabilia and past exploits left by Jordan Brand Classic alums like LeBron James, Chris Paul, and others. Also on display was the East/West game jersey and footwear for this year’s Jordan Brand Classic. After a quick introduction by Jordan Brand Vice President, Howard “H” White then followed by a speech by Hip Hop Preacher Eric Thomas, players made brief appearances on ESPNU cable channel. Prospects Shabazz Muhammad and Nerlens Noel also took the opportunity to announced their college decisions live on television. The action starts this Saturday, April 14th, on ESPN as the International Game kicks-off on at 2:30 pm EST, the Regional Game to follow at 4:30 pm EST, with the All-American Game at 7:00 pm EST as finale.

Event Date: April 14th, 2012 (Saturday) | 2:30 pm EST – 9:30 pm EST