The names of players who have competed in the prestigious Jordan Brand Classic all-star game read like a who’s who of recent basketball greatness. LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Kyrie Irving and Anthony Davis are just a few of the names who’ve played in the showcase.
This year’s 12th edition of the Jordan Brand Classic (Saturday, 8 p.m. ET on ESPN2 and WatchESPN.com) will feature 22 of the nation’s best high school basketball players in the Class of 2013, including 13 of the top 14 players in the ESPN 100. What stands out about this group is its elite athletic ability, versatility and combination of skill and size.
Here are five things to watch during the 2013 JBC.