The 2008 Jordan Brand All-American game will take place on Saturday evening at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The game will air live on ESPN 2 at 9 P.M. This is always one of the better all-star games each I mean you can’t beat going to watch the top incoming freshmen class play in MSG in New York City. It also doesn’t hurt that the event is put on by Michael Jordan’s shoe & clothing company.
Some of the now NBA superstars who have played in this game include LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Dwight Howard, Amare Stoudemire, Chris Paul, Rudy Gay, Kevin Durant and many other talented NBA and NCAA players have taken part in this event.
This years teams are loaded with many talented players who know how to bring some flash to the game. This should be a very fun and interesting game to watch. Some of these players include Brandon Jennings, Tyreke Evans, DeMar DeRozan, Kemba Walker and Jrue Holiday with many other outstanding players joining them.
This is a list of the rosters for the National All-American game.
21 Al-Farouq Aminu F 6-8 205 Norcross H.S. (Norcross, GA) Wake Forest
14 Ed Davis PF 6-8 215 Benedictine H.S. (Richmond, VA) North Carolina
33 Michael Dunigan PF 6-9 253 Farragut Career Academy (Chicago, IL) Oregon
3 Devin Ebanks SF 6-8 185 St. Thomas More School (Oakdale, CT) Undecided
1 Tyreke Evans SG 6-5 204 American Christian School (Aston, PA) Memphis
10 Delvon Roe SF 6-8 220 St. Edward H.S. (Lakewood, OH) Michigan State
24 Samardo Samuels PF 6-8 240 St. Benedict Prep (Newark, NJ) Louisville
31 Iman Shumpert PG 6-4 180 Oak Park & River Forest H.S. (Oak Park, IL) Georgia Tech
15 Kemba Walker PG 6-1 172 Rice H.S. (New York, NY) Connecticut
32 Willie Warren PG 6-4 197 North Crowley High School (North Crowley, TX) Oklahoma
55 Tony Woods PF 6-11 230 Rome High School (Rome, GA) Wake Forest
Head Coach: Russell Otis, Dominguez High School (Compton, CA)
Assistant Coach: Oliver Antigua, St. Raymond High School (Bronx, NY)
Assistant Coach: Eric Flannery, St. Edward High School (Lakewood, OH)
44 William Buford W 6-4 180 Libbey High School (Toledo, OH) Ohio State
5 Demar DeRozan W 6-6 207 Compton H.S. (Compton, CA) Southern Cal
34 Drew Gordon PF 6-9 235 Archbishop Mitty High School (San Jose, CA) UCLA
33 JaMychal Green PF 6-8 225 St. Jude High School (Montgomery, AL) Alabama
21 Jrue Holiday G 6-3 180 Campbell Hall High School (N. Hollywood, CA) UCLA
30 Scotty Hopson W 6-5 180 University Heights Academy (Hopkinsville, KY) Undecided
3 Brandon Jennings PG 6-2 170 Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, VA) Arizona
4 Malcolm Lee PG 6-4 165 North High School (Riverside, CA) UCLA
10 Greg Monroe PF 6-10 226 Helen Cox High School (Harvey, LA) Georgetown
32 B.J. Mullens C 7-0 255 Canal Winchester High School (Canal Winchester, OH) Ohio State
11 Wesley Witherspoon WF 6-7 185 Berkmar High School (Lilburn, GA) Undecided
Head Coach: Ed Azzam, Westchester High School (Los Angeles, CA)
Assistant Coach: Eddie Martin, Norcross High School (Norcross, GA)
Assistant Coach: Steve Turner, Gonzaga High School (Washington, DC)