McDonald’s All-American game roster for 2021 includes one Canadian

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Shaquille O'Neal at the 1989 McDonald's All-American game.

The rosters were announced today for the annual McDonald’s All-American game which highlights the top high school players in the country.

Starting in 1978, McDonald’s created an all-star game to showcase the top high school basketball players from across the United States. The original games was held in Philadelphia at the Spectrum in front of 13,000 fans.

Unfortunately, the actual game will not be played this year due to unnecessary government restrictions. I’m not lovin’ that.

However, the rosters were announced today and one Canadian was included.

Caleb Houstan was named to the McDonald’s All-American squad making him the 11th Canadian to do so joining the likes of Andrew Wiggins, Tristan Thompson, RJ Barrett and more.

Houstan is rated as a 5-star prospect who has committed to play at Michigan.

28 McDonald’s All Americans have gone on to become the first selection in the NBA draft:

Mark Aguirre, Deandre Ayton, Anthony Bennett, Elton Brand, Kwame Brown, Derrick Coleman, Brad Daugherty, Anthony Davis, Anthony Edwards, Pervis Ellison, Patrick Ewing, Markelle Fultz, Blake Griffin, Dwight Howard, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Larry Johnson, Magic Johnson, Danny Manning, Greg Oden, Shaquille O’Neal, Glenn Robinson, Derrick Rose, Ralph Sampson, Ben Simmons, Chris Webber, Zion Williamson and James Worthy.

Click this link to view some of the McDonald’s All-American games most famous alumni.