McDonald's All-Americans: Ranking the All-Time Classes

    
July 31st, 2007

The 1979 McDonald's All-American class was sick.. '78? Not so much. Jon Teitel ranks every McDonald's All-American class according to the pro success of the best starting five from each year..

Name YR NBA POS PPG RPG APG
Isiah Thomas 1979 13 years G 19.2 3.6 9.3
Byron Scott 1979 14 years G 14.1 2.8 2.5
Dominique Wilkins 1979 15 years F 24.8 6.7 2.5
James Worthy 1979 12 years F 17.6 5.1 3
Ralph Sampson 1979 9 years C 15.4 8.8 2.3

Stephon Marbury 1995 11 years G 19.9 3 7.9
Chauncey Billups 1995 10 years G 14.5 3 5.3
Kevin Garnett 1995 12 years F 20.5 11.4 4.5
Paul Pierce 1995 9 years F 23.6 6.5 3.9
Vince Carter 1995 9 years F 24.1 5.4 4.1

Michael Jordan 1981 15 years G 30.1 6.2 5.3
Sam Vincent 1981 7 years G 7.8 2.1 3.9
Chris Mullin 1981 16 years F 18.2 4.1 3.5
Ed Pinckney 1981 12 years F 6.8 5 0.9
Patrick Ewing 1981 17 years C 21 9.8 1.9

Baron Davis 1997 8 years G 16.4 4 7.2
Larry Hughes 1997 9 years G 15.2 4.6 3.4
Tracy McGrady 1997 10 years F 22.4 6.3 4.6
Elton Brand 1997 8 years F 20.3 10.2 2.7
Lamar Odom 1997 8 years F 15.8 8.6 4.6

Kobe Bryant 1996 11 years G 24.6 5.2 4.5
Mike Bibby 1996 9 years G 16.8 3.3 6.2
Richard Hamilton 1996 8 years F 17.9 3.3 3.2
Stephen Jackson 1996 7 years F 14.1 3.6 2.6
Jermaine O’Neal 1996 11 years C 14.4 7.8 1.4

Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf 1988 9 years G 14.6 1.9 3.5
Billy Owens 1988 10 years G 11.7 6.7 2.8
Shawn Kemp 1988 14 years F 14.6 8.4 1.6
Christian Laettner 1988 13 years F 12.8 6.7 2.6
Alonzo Mourning 1988 14 years C 17.4 8.7 1.2

Raymond Felton 2002 2 years G 12.9 3.4 6.3
Rashad McCants 2002 2 years G 7 1.6 0.9
Carmelo Anthony 2002 4 years F 24.1 5.7 2.9
Amare Stoudemire 2002 5 years F 19.9 9.1 1.2
Chris Bosh 2002 4 years C 18.2 9 2

Jalen Rose 1991 13 years G 14.3 3.5 3.8
Travis Best 1991 10 years G 7.6 1.8 3.5
Glenn Robinson 1991 11 years F 20.7 6.1 2.7
Juwan Howard 1991 13 years F 16.1 7.1 2.7
Chris Webber 1991 14 years C 20.9 9.8 4.3

Magic Johnson 1977 13 years G 19.5 7.2 11.2
Al Wood 1977 6 years G 11.8 3 1.8
Albert King 1977 9 years F 12.1 4.2 2.2
Gene Banks 1977 6 years F 11.3 5.8 2.9
Jeff Ruland 1977 8 years C 17.4 10.2 3

LeBron James 2003 4 years G 26.7 6.7 6.4
Chris Paul 2003 2 years G 16.6 4.8 8.3
Charlie Villanueva 2003 2 years F 12.6 6.2 1
Luol Deng 2003 3 years F 15.2 6.4 2.2
Travis Outlaw 2003 4 years F 6.8 2.6 0.6

Johnny Dawkins 1982 9 years G 11.1 2.5 5.5
Dell Curry 1982 16 years G 11.7 2.4 1.8
Wayman Tisdale 1982 12 years F 15.3 6.1 1.3
Buck Johnson 1982 7 years F 9.1 3.5 1.7
Brad Daugherty 1982 8 years C 19 9.5 3.7

Rudy Gay 2004 1 year G 10.9 4.5 1.3
Shaun Livingston 2004 3 years G 7.4 3.1 4.8
Dwight Howard 2004 3 years F 15.1 11.6 1.5
Josh Smith 2004 3 years F 12.4 7.1 2.5
Al Jefferson 2004 3 years C 10.3 6.9 0.7

Terrance Ford 2001 3 years G 11.5 3.6 7.1
Maurice Williams 2001 4 years G 11.3 3 4.6
Tyson Chandler 2001 6 years F 7.5 8.5 0.9
Josh Childress 2001 3 years F 10.8 5.8 2
Eddy Curry 2001 6 years C 13.5 5.5 0.6

Nick Anderson 1986 13 years G 14.4 5.1 2.6
Rex Chapman 1986 12 years G 14.6 2.5 2.7
Derrick Coleman 1986 15 years F 16.5 9.3 2.5
Terry Mills 1986 11 years F 10.6 5.4 1.3
J.R. Reid 1986 11 years C 8.5 5 1

Allan Houston 1989 12 years G 17.3 2.9 2.4
Kenny Anderson 1989 14 years G 12.6 3.1 6.1
Tracy Murray 1989 12 years F 9 2.5 0.8
George Lynch 1989 12 years F 6.6 5 1.4
Shaquille O'Neal 1989 15 years C 26 11.6 2.8

Jason Richardson 1999 6 years G 18.3 5.4 3.2
Keith Bogans 1999 4 years G 7.7 3.2 1.5
Michael Dunleavy 1999 5 years F 11 4.8 2.5
Nick Collison 1999 3 years F 7.6 6.1 0.8
Carlos Boozer 1999 5 years C 15.8 9.8 2.3

Quentin Richardson 1998 7 years G 12.1 5.1 1.6
Frank Williams 1998 3 years G 2.9 0.9 1.9
Richard Jefferson 1998 6 years F 16.3 5.6 3
Rashard Lewis 1998 9 years F 16.6 5.8 1.7
Dan Gadzuric 1998 5 years C 5.5 5.1 0.4

Jeff McInnis 1993 10 years G 9.9 2.1 4.4
Jacque Vaughn 1993 10 years G 4.6 1.4 2.5
Jerry Stackhouse 1993 12 years F 19.2 3.5 3.8
Cedric Henderson 1993 5 years F 7.3 2.9 1.6
Rasheed Wallace 1993 12 years C 15.5 6.9 1.9

Mark Macon 1987 6 years G 6.7 1.9 1.7
Elliot Perry 1987 10 years G 6.3 1.4 3.1
Larry Johnson 1987 10 years F 16.2 7.5 3.3
Dennis Scott 1987 10 years F 12.9 2.8 2.1
Brian Williams 1987 8 years C 11 6.2 1.1

Gary Grant 1984 13 years G 7.9 2.3 5.5
David Rivers 1984 3 years G 3.4 1.3 2.5
Danny Manning 1984 15 years F 14 5.2 2.3
Charles Smith 1984 9 years F 14.4 5.8 1.4
John Williams 1984 8 years C 10.1 5.1 2.9

Doc Rivers 1980 13 years G 10.9 3 5.6
Derek Harper 1980 16 years G 13.3 2.4 5.5
Sam Perkins 1980 17 years F 11.9 6 1.5
Jim Petersen 1980 8 years F 6.9 4.8 1
Tim McCormick 1980 8 years C 8.3 4.9 1

Luke Ridnour 2000 4 years G 9.2 2.4 5.2
Chris Duhon 2000 3 years G 7.3 2.8 4.9
Zach Randolph 2000 6 years F 14.4 7.2 1.4
Darius Miles 2000 7 years F 10.6 5.2 2
Gerald Wallace 2000 6 years F 10.1 4.8 1.5

Jason Kidd 1992 13 years G 14.5 6.7 9.2
Tony Delk 1992 10 years G 9.1 2.5 1.9
Corliss Williamson 1992 12 years F 11.1 3.9 1.2
John Wallace 1992 7 years F 7.6 2.8 0.7
Othella Harrington 1992 11 years C 7.5 4.5 0.6

Khalid Reeves 1990 6 years G 7.8 2.1 3.2
Darrin Hancock 1990 3 years G 3.5 1.3 0.7
Grant Hill 1990 12 years F 20 6.9 5.3
Rodney Rogers 1990 12 years F 10.9 4.5 2
Shawn Bradley 1990 12 years C 8.1 6.3 0.7

Felipe Lopez 1994 5 years G 5.8 2.4 1
Trajan Langdon 1994 3 years G 5.4 1.3 1.3
Antoine Walker 1994 11 years F 18 7.9 3.7
Raef LaFrentz 1994 9 years F 10.7 6.4 1.2
Lorenzen Wright 1994 11 years C 8.3 6.6 0.8

Sean Elliott 1985 12 years G 14.2 4.3 2.6
Pooh Richardson 1985 10 years G 11.1 2.8 6.5
Danny Ferry 1985 13 years F 7 2.8 1.3
Jerome Lane 1985 5 years F 5.3 5.8 1.5
Pervis Ellison 1985 11 years C 9.5 6.7 1.5

Kenny Smith 1983 10 years G 12.8 2 5.5
Dwayne Washington 1983 3 years G 8.6 1.9 3.8
Reggie Williams 1983 10 years F 12.5 4 2.5
Winston Bennett 1983 3 years F 4.8 3 0.9
Joe Wolf 1983 11 years C 4.2 3.3 1

Mark Aguirre 1978 13 years G 20 5 3.1
Vince Taylor 1978 1 year G 3.1 1.2 1.3
Scooter McCray 1978 3 years F 2.9 2.5 1
Devin Durrant 1978 2 years F 5 2.1 1.3
Cornelius Thompson 1978 1 year F 2.8 2.7 0.8

Monta Ellis 2005 2 years G 12.8 2.8 3.2
Louis Williams 2005 2 years G 3.5 1 1.3
Martell Webster 2005 2 years F 6.8 2.6 0.6
Gerald Green 2005 2 years F 8.9 2.2 0.9
Andrew Bynum 2005 2 years C 5.6 4.4 0.8