The Jordan Brand Classic named 22 boys basketball players for its game April 13 in Brooklyn's Barclays Center, including eight of the 10 players on the preseason American Family Insurance ALL-USA team (the other two are juniors and were not eligible for the Jordan Brand Classic): Aaron Gordon, Archbishop Mitty (San Jose, Calif.); Kasey Hill, Montverde (Fla.) Academy; Rondae Jefferson, Chester, Pa.; Jabari Parker, Simeon (Chicago); Andrew and Aaron Harrison, Travis (Richmond, Texas); Julius Randle, Prestonwood Christian (Plano, Texas); and Andrew Wiggins, Huntington (W.Va.) Prep.
The rest of the team: Joel Embiid, The Rock (Gainesville, Fla.); Tyler Ennis, St. Benedict's Prep (Newark); Dakari Johnson, Montverde (Fla.) Academy; Matt Jones, DeSoto, Texas; Marcus Lee, Deer Valley (Antioch, Calif.); Kennedy Meeks, West Charlotte (Charlotte, N.C.); Bobby Portis, Hall (Little Rock, Ark.); Wayne Selden, Tilton (N.H.) School; Troy Williams, Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.); Nigel Williams-Goss, Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.), Chris Walker, Holmes County (Bonifay, Fla.); and James Young, Rochester, Mich.
The Jordan Brand Classic event will later name players to a regional game and an international game. The regional game includes the top prep players from the New York area in a “City vs. Suburbs” showdown, and the international game features top 16-and-under players from around the world. The tripleheader will begin with the International Game at 3:30 p.m., followed by the regional game at 5:30 p.m. and the All-American Game at 8 p.m.