Four Canadians will participate in the Jordan Classic festivities. As announced previously, Andrew Wiggins and Tyler Ennis have been selected to take part in the main event, while Justin Jackson & Jamal Murray will take the floor in the international game.
Canadians that have participated in the main event include Denham Brown, Tristan Thompson, Cory Joseph, Myck Kabongo, Khem Birch and Kyle Wiltjer.
Last year, it was Anthony Bennett (7 points, 6 rebounds, 3 steals) who was selected to the Main event and is currently projected as an NBA lottery pick in June.
Chris Egi (15 points, 8 rebounds) & Kevin Zabo (12 points, 4 steals) participated in last year’s International game where Egi’s Team White defeated Team Blue 89-97. Other names that have suited up for the International Game are Kevin Pangos and recent South Carolina commit, Duane Notice.
The 2012-2013 Jordan game includes NPH #1 and #2 ranked players in both the class of 2013 and 2016.
If that’s not enough Canadian content for you, grammy-award winner Drake will be set to take the stage at Barclay’s Center following the national game.