Tyler Hansbrough Honored as One of the 35 Greatest McDonald's All-Americans

To commemorate its 35th anniversary this year, the McDonald’s All-American Games have named the 35 greatest high school basketball players of its era. And it’s littered with former Pacers. In edition to including current Indy reserve forward Tyler Hansbrough, CEO Ronald McDonald has chosen Pacer standouts Clark Kellogg, Chris Mullin and Sam Perkins as well as Isiah Thomas, who poorly coached the team for three years.

“These 35 players are representative of all the great athletes that have participated in the McDonald’s All American Games over the years,” said Morgan Wootten, McDonald’s All American Games selection committee chairman.

Here is the full list. (Emphasis added)

Earvin “Magic” Johnson (1977)
Clark Kellogg (1979)
Ralph Sampson (1979)
Isiah Thomas (1979)
Dominique Wilkins (1979)
James Worthy (1979)
Sam Perkins (1980)
Glenn “Doc” Rivers (1980)
Patrick Ewing (1981)
Michael Jordan (1981)
Chris Mullin (1981)
Kenny Smith (1983)
Danny Manning (1984)
Larry Johnson (1987)
Christian Laettner (1988)
Alonzo Mourning (1988)
Bobby Hurley (1989)
Shaquille O’Neal (1989)
Grant Hill (1990)
Glenn Robinson (1991)
Jason Kidd (1992)
Jerry Stackhouse (1993)
Vince Carter (1995)
Kevin Garnett (1995)
Paul Pierce (1995)
Kobe Bryant (1996)
Jay Williams (1999)
Carmelo Anthony (2002)
Amare Stoudemire (2002)
LeBron James (2003)
Chris Paul (2003)
Dwight Howard (2004)
Tyler Hansbrough (2005)
Kevin Durant (2006)
Derrick Rose (2007)

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