The 40th McDonald’s All-American Game takes place Wednesday night in Chicago, and future NBA stars will be all over the court. There might even be a Longhorn, depending on where top uncommitted player in the country Mohamed Bamba ends up going.
The girls game will feature a pair of future Texas stars, with Tuesday’s 3-point champion Chasity Patterson and 6-foot-1 IMG Academy product Rellah Boothe suiting up for the East squad. And if you’re still not convinced the McDonald’s All-American Game is worth flipping to on a slow sports night, just remember this:
Eleven years ago, a 17-year-old Texas signee named Kevin Durant put on a show, scoring 25 points to go with five rebounds, four assists and two steals. He shared co-Most Outstanding Player honors with hometown favorite and future Arizona standout Chase Budinger.
Check out these highlights of Durant, Budinger, Spencer Hawes and Sherron Collins balling out in a 112-94 West win.
This year’s girls game starts at 4 p.m. Wednesday on ESPN2, and the boys game tips at 6 p.m. on ESPN.
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