'Team Melo' to play in Philadelphia

Updated: September 13, 2011, 11:11 PM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

The NBA lockout won't stop some of the league's top talent from taking the court later this month in Philadelphia.

LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, and Chris Paul are expected to participate in a game between Baltimore-based "Team Melo" and a team of players representing Philadephia.

The game is scheduled for Sept. 25 at The Palestra, one of the most prestigious college basketball venues in the country. Tipoff is slated for 6 p.m.

"It's going to be fun," said ...

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