Kevin Foley of Position Sports was kind enough to pass along the follow release. We're excited to hear that the Jordan Brand Classic is returning to New York City next Spring.
Below is a release sent to us by Foley:
The Michael Jordan Brand Classic returns to New York City on Saturday, April 18th. Tickets are on sale now.
The tripleheader will once again feature the top high school talent from around the world. The event will begin with the International Game at 3:30 pm, followed by the Regional (City vs. Suburbs) game at 5:30 pm and the National Game at 8:00 pm.
Recent participants include NBA stars LeBron James, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, Amaré Stoudemire, Dwight Howard and 2008 Rookie of the Year Kevin Durant, as well as current NCAA standouts Tyler Hansbrough (North Carolina), Blake Griffin (Oklahoma), Kyle Singler (Duke), Jrue Holiday (UCLA), Tyreke Evans (Memphis) and Demar DeRozan (USC).
Tickets are now on sale at all Ticketmaster locations, the Madison Square Garden box office, online at ticketmaster.com or by calling 212-307-7171. For more information, please visit the official web site, www.JordanBrandClassic.com.
*Many of the area's top players will be competing in this event. As Mr. Foley releases the names, we'll update you here on this website.