CHICAGO, November 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The McDonald’s All American Games (McDAAG) is where the hype becomes a legacy for the next generation of greats, and in 2023, the top high school hoops are heading to Houston aka Clutch City. On tuesday march 28the Toyota Center, home of the Houston Rockets, will serve as the proving ground for basketball’s biggest night and witness the Games’ next big stars.
Get up, H-Town! The city’s long history of producing elite players makes it an ideal host for the 46e annual event. Since 1977, Texas welcomed 135 McDonald’s All Americans – including 23 from Houston. It’s an honor that’s earned, not given – and this year McDonald’s will welcome 48 new girls and boys to the long list of icons to don the iconic jersey.
“The McDonald’s All American Games is more than a night of basketball. It’s a chance for elite players to show off on the national stage and create their own legacies,” said Elizabeth CampbellSenior Director of Cultural Engagement, McDonald’s UNITED STATES. “Houston breathes culture with its diversity and rich basketball history. And this March, the city will serve as the perfect backdrop to welcome the next generation of basketball stars to Toyota Center.”
Tickets for the 2023 McDonald’s All American Games will go on sale beginning in late January at ToyotaCenter.com. And for those who can’t attend in person, log on to tuesday march 28 on ESPN platforms (time and network designation to be determined).
“We have the best high school players coming to town in March and you know Toyota Center is going to be all the rage,” the Houston Rockets star said. jalen green. “Being named McDonald’s All American, playing for the Rockets and now that the Games are coming Houston is so special.”
The McDonald’s All American Games have benefited Ronald McDonald House Charities® (OMRM®) and its network of local chapters since their inception. OMRM helps bring communities together to support children and families through their healthcare journey by providing comfort, care and lifesaving resources, when they need it most.
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About the OMRM
Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®), is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) corporation that creates, finds and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and their families. Through a global network of more than 260 chapters in more than 60 countries and regions, RMHC enables, facilitates and supports family-centered care through three core programs: Ronald McDonald® Mansion, Ronald McDonald® Family Room and Ronald McDonald Care Mobile®. OMRM programs help families with sick or injured children stay together and close to major hospitals and health services around the world, ensuring they have access to the medical care their child needs while being fully supported and actively involved in the care of their child. For more information, visit rmhc.org. Follow the OMRM on Twitter, Facebook, instagram and LinkedIn.
About the Toyota Center
Since opening in October 2003, the Toyota Center has set a new standard in sports and entertainment, becoming one of the nation’s leading live entertainment venues. Stretched over six blocks, the Toyota Center is home to the NBA’s Houston Rockets. The Toyota Center also hosts the country’s top concerts and touring shows. The arena’s playing surface is located nearly 32 feet below street level, giving Toyota Center the largest lower level of any arena in the country. Coupled with the exclusive Lexus Lounge, trendy Golden Nugget Club, and superior food and service at Sire Spirits Social Club, Toyota Center offers something for everyone, making it the hottest spot for sports and entertainment at Houston. For more information, visit ToyotaCenter.com.
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