Monday, February 26, 2007

2007 McDonald's All American Boys High School

2007 McDonald's All American Boys High School Basketball Team

East Roster:

* Chris Wright - G - Georgetown
* J.J. Hickson - F/C - North Carolina State
* Nick Calathes - G - Florida
* Austin Freeman - G - Georgetown
* Johnny Flynn - G - Syracuse
* Donte Green - F - Syracuse
* Nolan Smith - G - Duke
* Corey Stokes - G - Villanova
* Gani Lawal - F - Georgia Tech
* Kosta Koufos - F - Ohio State
* O.J. Mayo - G - Southern California
* Patrick Patterson - F/C - Undecided

West Roster (links to profiles):

* Jai Lucas - G - Undecided
* James Harden - G - Arizona State
* Blake Griffin - F - Oklahoma
* Eric Gordon - G - Indiana
* James Anderson - F - Oklahoma State
* Derrick Rose - G - Memphis
* Michael Beasley - F - Kansas State
* Taylor King - F - Duke
* Jerryd Bayless - G - Arizona
* Kyle Singler - F - Duke
* Kevin Love - C - UCLA
* Cole Aldrich - C - Kansas

The 2007 McDonald's All American Boys Team features a widespread talent pool featuring: O.J. Mayo (Huntington, Huntington, WV) and his teammate Patrick Patterson, Eric Gordon (North Central, Indianapolis, IN), Kevin Love (Lake Oswego, Lake Oswego, OR), Derrick Rose (Simeon, Chicago, IL), Kyle Singler (South Medford, Medford, OR) and Michael Beasley (Notre Dame Prep, Fitchburg, MA). The Boys Game will tip-off at 8:00 p.m. (EDT) March 28, and will broadcast live on ESPN.

Louisville Has Been Selected as Host City for the 2007 McDonald's All American High School Basketball Game

30th Annual Boys Game and 6th Annual Girls Game To Be Played at Freedom Hall

The rich heritage of basketballin Kentucky has brought about an announcement sure to have true Cats and Cardsfans cheering united.

McDonald's Corporation announced today that the 2007 McDonald's All
American High School Basketball Game will be played at Freedom Hall in
Louisville, KY. This is the first time in the history of the McDonald's All
American Game that the state of Kentucky will host the event. Read complete story...

Men vs. women basketball practice squads

It's men vs. women, and the NCAA is examing the male practice players. Some say it's good for the team, some players are saying they need the guys to help them improve, get stronger, play faster, and etc. While, yet others are saying it's not fair.

Some opinions and articles on this matter:

NCAA examines practice players

In practice, it's men vs. women -- and NCAA says that has to stop

Women practicing vs. men: Yea or nay?

Dwight Howard can jump out of the gym

Check this out...someone and his name is Dwight Howard can jump out of the gym.