The 2006 McDonald's All-American Game was a magical event, filled with layups, missed jumpers, light defense, and Nick Cannon (the game’s half-time performer). There were players who went on to great things (Kevin Durant, the Lopez brothers, Mike Conley), and some that never quite made it (Demond Carter, Vernon Macklin, and James Keefe). Gerald Henderson led the East team with 16 points, while the Durant led the West—and all scorers—with 25 to earn co-MVP honors with his teammate Chase Budinger. He only scored 11, to go with four assists and three rebounds, but the the Carlsbad, Calif. native was a big hit with the sold-out crowd in nearby San Diego. The organizers of the event decided to throw him a bone and, evidently, a photo opp with Ronald McDonald.
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