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2011 Jordan Brand Classic Team Announced

<p class='bwalignc'> <i><b>Nation's Top High School Basketball Talent Headline Star-Filled Roster for 10</b></i><sup><i><b>th</b></i></sup><i><b> Anniversary Showcase at Charlotte's Time Warner Cable Arena</b></i> </p>

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

2011 Jordan Brand Classic Team Announced13:00 EST Tuesday, February 15, 2011 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Business Wire) -- Jordan Brand, a division of NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE), announced today that the top-five ranked ESPNU 100 players – No. 1 Austin Rivers (Winter Park, FL/Duke), No. 2 Anthony Davis (Chicago, IL/Kentucky), No. 3 Michael Gilchrist (Elizabeth, NJ/Kentucky), No. 4 Quincy Miller (High Point, NC/Baylor) and No. 5 James McAdoo (Norfolk, VA/North Carolina) - will headline the nation's best high school senior basketball talent at the 2011 Jordan Brand Classic, presented by Foot Locker, at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte on Saturday, April 16 at 8:00 PM ET. This year's event, which marks the game's 10-year anniversary, will once again be nationally televised live on ESPN2. This year's Jordan Brand Classic will also include a Regional Game, showcasing the top prep players from the state of North Carolina in an East vs. West showdown. In its fourth year of the event, an International Game will feature 16 of the top 17-and-under players from around the world. The tripleheader will begin with the International Game at 3:30 PM followed by the Regional Game at 5:30 PM, and the All-American Game at 8:00 PM. The International and regional rosters will be announced at a later date. “As we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Jordan Brand Classic, our goal remains to provide the student-athletes with a platform that will enhance their skills on and off the court,” said Keith Houlemard, President of Jordan Brand. “Charlotte's Time Warner Cable Arena is the perfect venue for capturing the talent and energy of these elite players.” Also selected for this year's event are Bradley Beal (St. Louis, MO/Florida), Khem Birch (Fitchburg, MA/Pittsburgh), Jabari Brown (Oakland, CA/Oregon), Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (Greenville, GA/Georgia), Michael Carter-Williams (Providence, RI/Syracuse), Rakeem Christmas (Bryn Athyn, PA/Syracuse), Michael Gbinije (Richmond, VA/Duke), P.J. Hairston (Chatham, VA/North Carolina), Myck Kabongo (Henderson, NV/Texas), Johnny O'Bryant (Cleveland, MS/LSU), Sir'Dominic Pointer (Winston-Salem, NC/St. John's), Otto Porter (Sikeston, MO/Undecided), Shannon Scott (Alpharetta, GA/Ohio State), Marquis Teague (Indianapolis, IN/Kentucky), Adonis Thomas (Memphis, TN/Memphis), Kyle Wiltjer (Portland, OR/Kentucky) and Tony Wroten, Jr. (Seattle, WA/Washington). Celebrating its 10-year anniversary, the Jordan Brand Classic alumni roster boasts some of basketball's most recognizable names, including Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James, Amar'e Stoudemire, Dwight Howard, Kevin Durant and Derrick Rose. Tickets for the Jordan Brand Classic are now on sale at all Ticketmaster locations, the Time Warner Cable box office, online at or by calling 1-800-745-3000. For more information, please visit the official web site, or follow the JBC on Twitter @JordanClassic. About Jordan Brand Jordan Brand, a division of NIKE, Inc., is a premium brand of athletic footwear, apparel and accessories inspired by the dynamic legacy, vision and direct involvement of Michael Jordan. The brand made its debut in 1997 and has grown into a complete collection of sport performance and lifestyle product. The Jordan Brand remains active in the community through its new corporate responsibility program WINGS for the Future, focusing on three unique community programs emphasizing Education, Sport and Creativity. For more information on Jordan Brand, visit 2011 Jordan Brand Classic Team Alphabetical Roster           East Team   Name   Pos   Hgt   Wgt   High School (School Location)   College Khem Birch C 6-9 210 Notre Dame Prep (Fitchburg, MA) Pittsburgh Michael Carter-Williams SG 6-5 175 St. Andrew's School (Providence, RI) Syracuse Rakeem Christmas C 6-9 222 Academy of New Church (Bryn Athyn, PA) Syracuse Mike Gbinije SF 6-6 194 Benedictine High School (Richmond, VA) Duke Michael Gilchrist SF 6-7 210 St. Patrick High School (Elizabeth, NJ) Kentucky P.J. Hairston SG 6-6 220 Hargrave Military Academy (Chatham, VA) North Carolina James McAdoo PF 6-8 216 Norfolk Christian School (Norfolk, VA) North Carolina Quincy Miller PF 6-9 210 Westchester Country Day (High Point, NC) Baylor Austin Rivers SG 6-4 189 Winter Park High School (Winter Park, FL) Duke Shannon Scott PG 6-2 170 Milton High School (Alpharetta, GA) Ohio State Marquis Teague PG 6-2 175 Pike High School (Indianapolis, IN) Kentucky   West Team   Name   Pos   Hgt   Wgt   High School (School Location)   College Bradley Beal SG 6-4 177 Chaminade College Prep (St. Louis, MO) Florida Jabari Brown SG 6-3 200 Oakland High School (Oakland, CA) Oregon Kentavious Caldwell-Pope SG 6-4 190 Greenville High School (Greenville, GA) Georgia Anthony Davis PF 6-10 200 Perspectives Charter School (Chicago, IL) Kentucky Myck Kabongo PG 6-2 170 Findlay College Prep (Henderson, NV) Texas Johnny O'Bryant PF 6-10 245 East Side High School (Cleveland, MS) LSU Sir'Dominic Pointer SF 6-6 195 Quality Education Acad. (Winston-Salem, NC) St. John's Otto Porter, Jr. SF 6-9 200 Scott County Central (Sikeston, MO) Undecided Adonis Thomas SF 6-6 210 Melrose High School (Memphis, TN) Memphis Kyle Wiltjer PF 6-9 221 Jesuit High School (Portland, OR) Kentucky Tony Wroten, Jr. SG 6-4 206 Garfield High School (Seattle, WA) Washington Position SportsKevin Foley, 480-248-6645kevin.foley@positionsports.comorJordan BrandKeJuan Wilkins, 503-532-5862kejuan.wilkins@nike.comorTWC ArenaAndrea McGavin,