Looking at the 2013 McDonald's All-American game roster reminds me of Elvis Presley's "Kentucky Rain." Although it would be spelled "Kentucky Reign." The 2013 McDonald’s All-American list will feature top ranked prep talent and Canadian-born Andrew Wiggins (Huntington Prep, W.Va.) playing alongside Chicago hometown hero and former #1 ranked player Jabari Parker of the south … [Read more...] about 2013 McDonald’s All-American game roster; Kentucky Wildcats Dominate
The McDonald’s All American Games unveiled its list of the 35 Greatest McDonald’s All Americans, released in celebration of the 35th Anniversary of the McDonald’s All American High School Boys Game. The list is comprised of some of the top names in basketball history, a veritable basketball pantheon, including six players with Chicago connections (Isiah Thomas (1979), Glenn … [Read more...] about Bulls Derrick Rose named among best all-time McDonald’s All-Americans
You know what I cannot wait for once the 2011-2012 college basketball season starts... all the feature stories that will be done on the Plumlee brothers since all three of them will be playing together at Duke. That will not get old at all. No, seriously... I am in no way hoping you are reading this opening paragraph with the heavy sarcasm that I am intending it to … [Read more...] about Prepare Yourself for Plumlee Overload at Duke
Am I really doing a NBA Draft Stock Report on kids that have not even graduated from high school and will not be eligible for the draft for another year? Yup. The McDonald’s All-American Game is like the Super Bowl for high school basketball players with NBA scouts flooding the United Center to get a look at some of the potential top prospects for the 2012 NBA Draft. Even … [Read more...] about NBA Draft Stock Report: McDonald’s All-American Game Edition
With fourth-round matchups set, eight of the 16 remaining teams have a McDonald’s All American on the roster. What does that mean? We don’t know who will end up in the championship game, but we have a pretty good idea how it will end: … [Read more...] about Are McDonald’s All-Americans Crucial to Advancing in NCAA Tournament?
Last Tuesday I had the opportunity to interview three of the top high school players/incoming college basketball freshmen in the nation right before they had the opportunity to meet Chicago Bulls superstar Derrick Rose, a McDonald’s All-American in 2007. When I brought up Wayne Blackshear's 56 points in one game, Blackshear's fellow McDonald’s All-Americans Anthony Davis and … [Read more...] about Louisville Recruit, McDonald’s All-American Wayne Blackshear Scored 56