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  • Sixteen Initial Players Named to Jordan Brand Classic

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    Three Kentucky signees and two Duke signees highlight the list of 16 players initially named for the Jordan Brand Classic set for April 15 at Barclays Center, according to USA Today.

    More players will be added going forward. The event holds a National Game, a Regional Game and an International Game.

    Here is the initial list of 16:

    Harry Giles, Oak Hill Academy (VA) – DUKE

    Jayson Tatum, Chaminade College Prep (MO) – DUKE

    Josh Jackson, Prolific Prep (CA) – UNCOMMITTED

    Malik Monk, Bentonville (AR) – KENTUCKY

    Edrice “Bam Adebayo, High Point Christian Academy (N.C.) – KENTUCKY

    De’Aaron Fox, Cypress Lakes (TX) – KENTUCKY

    Miles Bridges, Huntington Prep (W.V.) – MICHIGAN STATE

    Jonathan Isaac, IMG Academy (FL) – FLORIDA STATE

    Markelle Fultz, DeMatha Catholic (MD) – WASHINGTON

    Omari Spellman, St. Thomas More (CT) – VILLANOVA

    Marques Bolden, DeSoto (TX) – UNCOMMITTED

    Udoka Azubuike, Potter’s House Christian Academy (FL) – UNCOMMITTED

    Tony Bradley, Bartow (FL) – NORTH CAROLINA

    V.J. King, Paul VI (VA) – LOUISVILLE

    Alterique Gilbert, Miller Grove (GA) – UCONN

    Andrew Jones, MacArthur (TX) – TEXAS

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    Adam Zagoria is a New York Times contributor and Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.