McDonald's All-American Game

El McDonald's All-American Game es un partido que disputan los mejores baloncestistas de high school del año, tanto en la categoría de masculino como en la de femenino. Al finalizar la temporada, se realiza un partido de exhibición y como parte del evento se incluye un concurso de mates y otro de triples.

Formar parte del McDonald's All-American es un buen método para que los jóvenes jugadores se den a conocer y que las universidades se interesen por ellos.

Tanto el evento como los equipos (Este y Oeste) están patrocinados por McDonald's.

El encuentro masculino comenzó en 1978, mientras que el femenino lo hizo en 2002.[1]

Muchos jugadores como Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal, Chris Webber, Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James, Kevin Garnett, Isiah Thomas, Vince Carter, Jason Kidd, Grant Hill, Chris Bosh, DeMar DeRozan, Amare Stoudemire, Kevin Durant, Anthony Davis, Kyrie Irving, Devin Booker, Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball, Jayson Tatum, Mohamed Bamba y Zion Williamson han formado parte del McDonald's All-American Team.

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East All-Stars 20
West All-Stars 21
Año Resultado Pabellón Lugar MVP, instituto Público Cadena de TV Comentaristas
1978 West 94, East 86 The Spectrum Filadelfia, Pensilvania Rudy Woods, Bryan High School (TX) 13,063 Partidos no televisados
1979 East 106, West 105 (OT) Charlotte Coliseum Charlotte, Carolina del Norte Darren Daye, John F. Kennedy HS (CA) 11,666
1980 West 135, East 111 Oakland Coliseum Arena Oakland, California Russell Cross, Hugh Manley HS (IL) 8,429
1981 East 96, West 95 Levitt Arena Wichita, Kansas Adrian Branch, DeMatha HS (MD)
Aubrey Sherrod, Wichita Heights HS (KS)
10,006
1982 West 103, East 84 Rosemont Horizon Rosemont, Illinois Efrem Winters, King College Prep High School (IL) 15,836
1983 West 115, East 113 Omni Coliseum Atlanta, Georgia Winston Bennett, Male HS (KY)
Dwayne "Pearl" Washington, Boys and Girls High School (NY)
14,926
1984 West 131, East 106 Pauley Pavilion Los Ángeles, California John Williams, Crenshaw High School (CA) 10,214
1985 East 128, West 98 Moody Coliseum University Park, Texas Walker Lambiotte, Central HS (VA) 9,007 ESPN Jim Thacker
Dick Vitale
1986 East 104, West 101 Joe Louis Arena Detroit, Míchigan J. R. Reid, Kempsville HS (VA) 15,527
1987 East 118, West 110 The Spectrum Filadelfia, Pensilvania Mark Macon, Buena Vista THS (MI) 10,156 ABC[2]
1988 East 105, West 99 The Pit Albuquerque, Nuevo México Alonzo Mourning, Indian River HS (VA)
Billy Owens, Carlisle HS (PA)
12,815 Keith Jackson
Dick Vitale
1989 West 112, East 103 Kemper Arena Kansas City, Misuri Shaquille O'Neal, Robert G. Cole HS (TX)
Bobby Hurley, St. Anthony HS (NJ)
9,419 Gary Bender
Dick Vitale
1990 East 115, West 104 Market Square Arena Indianapolis, Indiana Shawn Bradley, Emery County High School (UT)
Khalid Reeves, Christ the King HS (NY)
12,033
1991 West 108, East 106 Springfield Civic Center Springfield, Massachusetts Chris Webber, Detroit Country Day School (MI)
Rick Brunson, Salem HS (MA)
8,246 CBS Greg Gumbel
Billy Packer
1992 West 100, East 85 Alexander Memorial Coliseum Atlanta, Georgia Othella Harrington, Murrah HS (MS) 7,589 James Brown
Billy Packer
1993 East 105, West 95 Mid-South Coliseum Memphis, Tennessee Jacque Vaughn, John Muir HS (CA)
Jerry Stackhouse, Oak Hill Academy (VA)
10,225 Greg Gumbel
Bill Raftery
1994 East 112, West 110 Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Uniondale, New York Felipe López, Rice HS (NY) 6,008 Verne Lundquist
Bill Raftery
1995 West 125, East 115 Kiel Center San Luis, Misuri Kevin Garnett, Farragut Academy HS (IL) 16,201
1996 East 120, West 105 Civic Arena Pittsburgh, Pensilvania Shaheen Holloway, St. Patrick HS (NJ) 13,411 Gus Johnson
Bill Raftery
1997 East 94, West 81 Clune Arena Colorado Springs, Colorado Kenny Gregory, Independence HS (OH) 5,858 Gus Johnson
Dan Bonner
1998 East 128, West 112 Norfolk Scope Norfolk, Virginia Ronald Curry, Hampton HS (VA) 10,253 ESPN Dave Barnett, Bill Raftery,
Jay Bilas
1999 West 141, East 128 Hilton Coliseum Ames, Iowa Jonathan Bender, Picayune Memorial HS (MS) 10,993 Dave Barnett, Larry Conley,
Jay Bilas
2000 West 146, East 120 FleetCenter Boston, Massachusetts Zach Randolph, Marion HS (IN) 18,624 Dave Barnett
Tim McCormick
2001 West 131, East 125 Cameron Indoor Stadium Durham, Carolina del Norte Eddy Curry, Thornwood HS (IL) 9,314 Dave Sims
2002 East 138, West 107 Madison Square Garden Nueva York, Nueva York JJ Redick, Cave Spring HS (VA) 16,505 Dave Sims
Larry Conley
2003 East 122, West 107 Gund Arena Cleveland, Ohio LeBron James, St. Vincent-St. Mary HS (OH) 18,728 Dan Shulman
Jay Bilas
2004 East 126, West 96 Ford Center Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Dwight Howard, Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy (GA)
J. R. Smith, St. Benedict's Preparatory School (NJ)
14,402 Dave Pasch, Doug Gottlieb,
Tim McCormick
2005 East 115, West 110 Joyce Center Notre Dame, Indiana Josh McRoberts, Carmel (IN) 7,660
2006 West 112, East 94 Cox Arena San Diego, California Chase Budinger, La Costa Canyon HS (CA)
Kevin Durant, Montrose Christian School (MD)
11,900 Dave Pasch, Jay Williams,
Tim McCormick
2007 West 114, East 112 Freedom Hall Louisville, Kentucky Michael Beasley, Notre Dame Prep (MA) 11,632 Eric Collins, Len Elmore,
Tim McCormick, Quint Kessenich
2008 East 107, West 102 Bradley Center Milwaukee, Wisconsin Tyreke Evans, American Christian Academy (PA) 10,914  
2009 East 113, West 110 BankUnited Center Coral Gables, Florida Derrick Favors, South Atlanta HS (GA) 5,981  
2010 West 107, East 104 Value City Arena Columbus, Ohio Harrison Barnes, Ames HS (IA)
Jared Sullinger, Northland HS (OH)
9,210 Bob Wischusen, Jay Williams,
Quint Kessenich
2011 East 111, West 96 United Center Chicago, Illinois Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, St. Patrick HS (NJ)
James Michael McAdoo, Norfolk Christian (VA)
19,909 Bob Wischusen, Jay Williams,
Stephen Bardo, Quint Kessenich
2012 West 106, East 102 Shabazz Muhammad, Bishop Gorman HS (NV) 16,308
2013 West 110, East 99 Aaron Gordon, Archbishop Mitty HS (CA) 15,818 Carter Blackburn, Jay Williams,
Jalen Rose, Quint Kessenich
2014 West 105, East 102 Jahlil Okafor, Whitney Young (IL)
Justin Jackson, Homeschool Christian Youth Association (TX)
17,116
2015 East 111, West 91 Cheick Diallo, Our Savior New American School (NY)   Adam Amin, Jay Williams,
Jalen Rose, Quint Kessenich
2016 West 114, East 107 Josh Jackson, Justin-Siena HS/Prolific Prep (CA)
Frank Jackson, Lone Peak HS (UT)
 
2017 West 109, East 107 Michael Porter Jr., Nathan Hale HS/Father Tolton HS (MO)  
2018 West 131, East 128 Philips Arena Atlanta, Georgia Nassir Little, Orlando Christian Prep (FL)   ESPN2 Mike Couzens, Jay Williams,
Cory Alexander, Quint Kessenich
2019 East 115, West 100 State Farm Arena Cole Anthony, Oak Hill Academy (VA)  
2020 Cancelado por la pandemia de COVID-19
2021
2022 East 105, West 81 Wintrust Arena Chicago, Illinois Dariq Whitehead, Montverde Academy (FL)   ESPN Ted Emrich, Cory Alexander, Paul Biancardi

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Año Pabellón Lugar MVP, Instituto
2002 Madison Square Garden New York City, New York Strother, AnnAnn Strother, Highlands Ranch HS (CO)
Shanna Zolman, Wawasee High School (IN)
2003 Gund Arena Cleveland, Ohio Gearlds, KatieKatie Gearlds, Beech Grove HS (IN)
2004 Ford Center Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Hornbuckle, AlexisAlexis Hornbuckle, South Charleston HS (WV)
2005 Joyce Center South Bend, Indiana Paris, CourtneyCourtney Paris, Piedmont HS (CA)
2006 Cox Arena San Diego, California Appel, JayneJayne Appel, Carondelet HS (CA)
2007 Freedom Hall Louisville, Kentucky Thomas, JasmineJasmine Thomas, Oakton HS (VA)
2008 Bradley Center Milwaukee, Wisconsin Brooklyn Pope, Paul Laurence Dunbar HS (TX)
Ruffin-Pratt, TierraTierra Ruffin-Pratt, T. C. Williams HS (VA)
2009 BankUnited Center Coral Gables, Florida Diggins, SkylarSkylar Diggins, Washington HS (IN)
2010 Value City Arena Columbus, Ohio Howard, NatashaNatasha Howard, Waite HS (OH)
Simmons, MeighanMeighan Simmons, Byron P. Steele II HS (TX)
2011 United Center Chicago, Illinois Williams, ElizabethElizabeth Williams, Princess Anne HS (VA)
2012 Prince, AlexisAlexis Prince, Edgewater HS (FL)
2013 Russell, MercedesMercedes Russell, Springfield HS (OR)
2014 Turner, BriannaBrianna Turner,[3]Manvel High School (TX)
2015 Mabrey, MarinaMarina Mabrey, Manasquan High School (NJ)
Cooper, Te'aTe'a Cooper, McEachern High School (GA)
2016 Ionescu, SabrinaSabrina Ionescu, Miramonte High School (CA)
2017 Boothe, RellahRellah Boothe, IMG Academy (FL)
2018 Philips Arena Atlanta, Georgia Williams, ChristynChristyn Williams, Central Arkansas Christian High School (AR)
2019 State Farm Arena Atlanta, Georgia Horston, JordanJordan Horston, Columbus Africentric Early College (OH)
2020 Cancelado por la pandemia de COVID-19
2021
2022 Wintrust Arena Chicago, Illinois Gabriela Jaquez, Sidwell Friends School (DC)
Kiki Rice, Adolfo Camarillo High School (CA)

PremiosEditar

35 Greatest Boys McDonald's All AmericansEditar

El 31 de enero de 2012, McDonald's All American Games dio a conocer la lista de los 35 Más Grandes McDonald's All Americans, realizada como conmemoración del 35 aniversario del partido.[4]

La lista incluye algunos de los nombres más significativos en la historia del baloncesto, y muestra figuras del pasado y presente entre jugadores olímpicos, de la NBA o estrellas de la NCAA. La lista es la siguiente:

Morgan Wootten National Player of the YearEditar

Antes de cada partido desde 1997 se concede el premio Morgan Wootten National Player of the Year al jugador del McDonald's All-Americans que haya destacado en la actividad de la comunidad, en las clases y en la pista de juego. En 2002 se agregó un premio a las chicas.

Chicos
Chicas
  • 2012: Breanna Stewart
  • 2013: Taya Reimer
  • 2014: Ariel Atkins
  • 2015: Katie Lou Samuelson
  • 2016: Crystal Dangerfield

ReferenciasEditar

  1. McDonald All-American Game - History noviembre de 2021
  2. «Presenting McDonald's All American High School Basketball Team for 1987». Ebony. April 1987. pp. 12-13. 
  3. Olsen, Dan (3 de abril de 2014). «Bonus Awards From McDonald's Game». ESPNW. 
  4. «McDonald's announces its 35 greatest». ESPN.com. 31 de enero de 2012. Consultado el 2 de abril de 2013. 
  5. RecruitingNation: Jabari Parker wins Wootten, ESPN, April 4, 2013.

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