Beaverton, OR – Now in its 16th year, the Jordan Brand Classic, presented by American Family Insurance, has announced the All-American Girls Team for this year’s game. The All-American Girls game originated in 2014 with the support of Jordan Brand family member Maya Moore.
The game will take place on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York as part of a quadruple-header. First up will be a Global Showcase featuring young athletes from around the world, followed by New York’s finest in a Regional game. The All-American Girls will hit the court next, followed by the highly anticipated All-American Boys game.
“We’re very excited to welcome this talented group of young women to our third All-American Girls Game at Barclays Center,” said Larry Miller, President of Jordan Brand. “As the women’s game continues to grow, we’re proud to host a first-class event for these top-tier athletes.”
The 2017 Jordan Brand Classic All-American Girls roster and the All-American Boys roster can be seen at JordanBrandClassic.com. The rosters for the Global and Regional Teams will be announced in March.
Tickets go on sale March 3 at all Ticketmaster locations, online at ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Tickets will go on sale at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center on March 4 at Noon. Follow @JordanClassic on Twitter and Instagram for the latest updates or visit the official website at www.JordanBrandClassic.com.
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. For more information on Jordan Brand, visit Jordan.com.
About American Family Insurance: Madison, Wis. - based American Family Insurance, celebrating its 90th anniversary in 2017, is the nation's 13th-largest property/casualty insurance group and ranks No. 332 on the Fortune 500 list. The company sells American Family-brand products, including auto, homeowners, life, business and farm/ranch insurance, through its exclusive agents in 19 states. American Family affiliates (The General, Homesite and AssureStart) also provide options for consumers who want to manage their insurance matters directly over the Internet or by phone. Web www.amfam.com; Facebook www.facebook.com/amfam; Twitter www.twitter.com/amfam; Google+ plus.google.com/+amfam/