The 39th Annual EA Sports Roundball Classic will be held on Monday, March 31, 2003, at 7:00 p.m. at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. Tickets for the EA Classic are on sale at the United Center box office or through Ticketmaster. Ticket prices start at $7.50. Proceeds from this year's game will benefit the Chicago Sun-Times Trust and other Chicago area charities.
The EA Sports Roundball Classic began in Pittsburgh, PA in 1965 as the Dapper Dan Roundball Classic. After 28 years in "The Burgh," the game moved to Detroit, Michigan, where it was known as the Magic Johnson Roundball Classic, to Raleigh, North Carolina, and now to its current home in Chicago.
The game will be televised by Direct TV and as a web broadcast at the Classic's website, OriginalRoundballClassic.com.
Here are the lineups:
Dru Joyce, St. Vincent/St. Mary High School, Akron, OH
Chris Grier, Michigan Hurricanes, Detroit, MI
Bob Hurley, St. Anthony High School, Jersey City, NJ
Greg Wright, Hunting Park Development, Philadelphia, PA
* Also named to McDonald's All-American Game.