2014 Jordan Brand Classic
When the Jordan Brand Classic is heating up in Brooklyn, you can bank on the Barclays
Center to be absolutely hopping with passionate fans who pour into the stands to be a part of the excitement. There is nothing
quite like being there when the big game is on the line and thousands of your fellow fans are looking to see an epic finale,
as this is a sport that is one of the most renowned spectator sports for a reason. When this one gets underway, we're talking
about the very best players in the country as they hit the hardwood looking to make a name for themselves, giving an exciting
showcase of the stars of tomorrow.
Over the years, since it first got rolling in 2002, this is a game that has attracted
the very best of the best. Come out and see players headed to the powerhouse programs in college, and many to star in the
NBA as well. This is a game sure to be loaded with thunderous dunks, spectacular blocked shots and eye-popping shots that
will have you jumping out of your seat in no time at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
nothing like being in the stands when the game is on the line, so ditch the couch, step away from the smart phone and get
ready to see some of the top teams in the nation from a completely different level. This is a sporting event that is one of
the most watched in the entire world, but no matter how many ways there are to follow the action, there is still nothing like
actually being there to join in the heart-pounding excitement first-hand as the top players in high school battle it out and
bring their skills against the other top players around.
Bringing together the top 22 players
in high school basketball, this is a game that is filled with players who can do it all. Come out and watch all of the rim-rocking
jams and nail-biting moments as two teams with title aspirations take to the floor hoping to put on a show and light up a
live audience that pours into the stands at Barclays Center. We know it can be tempting to stay at home and keep your bracket
out, but it's a much different thing to be there for all the crucial moments of a big game that you know everyone will be
talking about around Brooklyn.
Jordan Brand Classic Trivia
Did you know that Sean May and Amar'e Stoudemire
split the MVP award for the first Jordan Brand Classic?
Before they went on to stardom on the next level, with Stoudemire
jumping to the pros and May heading on to win a national title with UNC, they brought their A-game in the inaugural Jordan
Brand Classic. Since then, it's a game that has brought together some of the best and brightest in the game, giving fans plenty
of thrills from year to year in the process.
Jordan Brand Classic History
It didn't take long for this
one to get a major reputation for having some of the best high school basketball that you're going to find anywhere. The Jordan
Brand Classic has had a whirlwind of superstars landing as MVPs, including guys like LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Anthony Davis,
Dwight Howard and Kyrie Irving – you know, a few players you've probably heard of before. With rosters bursting with
playmakers, this is a game that has plenty of substance to go with the flash, but it's also a game that gives you plenty of
both as these guys look to put on a show and flash their all-world hoops abilities.
basketball may not get the same level of press as college or the pros, but when you come out to see a game like the Jordan
Brand Classic, you might just get a completely different perspective. This is a game that draws the top players around and
it's also held in a great basketball town, as Brooklyn is just one of those places that is always in the middle of one exciting
hoops game or another. If you've never made it out to this one, there has never been a better time to change that as the Jordan
Brand Classic gets underway.
And once you're actually there and soaking in the vibes and intensity of the other fans,
you'll understand loud and clear why there is simply no duplicating the arena experience anywhere else. High school basketball
fans will be pouring into Barclays to see just which players have a chance at stardom on the next level. It's all about potential
in this one, and fans in a way get a chance to be scouts as Nike's Jordan Brand Classic brings some of the most electrifying
athletes in the nation to the court.