http://www.charlotteobserver.com/201...moving-to.html From CO's David Scott
This will help bring more exposure to Charlotte & the Bobcats. And may allow some Cats fans to see the talent up close and personal (hopefully this won't lead to us being even more frustrated if we make poor selections in subsequent drafts).
The Jordan Brand Classic, one of the country's top high school all-star basketball games, is moving from New York City to Charlotte.
The game will be played April 16 at Charlotte's Time Warner Cable Arena after five seasons in Madison Square Garden. The game was originally played in Washington, D.C., in 2002 and '03, then moved to College Park, Md., for one season before going to New York in 2005.
The Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant, one of the 2006 game's MVPs, was at Tuesday's news conference announcing the game's move to Charlotte. The Thunder plays the Charlotte Bobcats tonight.
Other MVPs have included LeBron James, Dwight Howard, Tyler Hansbrough, Amare Stoudemire and Sean May.
Great to hear. Nothing but good can come from this, whether it's kids getting to see the QC before they're in the NBA or MJ planting the idea that they could play here, or if nothing else just more income for the city.