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The Game That Started It All

shape of DC

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The Capital Classic is the longest-running high school basketball All-American game in the country. Since 1974, it has been a beacon in the Washington, DC community, showcasing some of the nation’s top high school basketball talent. The game has become a stepping stone for many college All-Stars, NBA All-Stars and Basketball Hall of Fame recipients.

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Notable
Alum

Moses Malone

'74

Moses Malone '74
Michael Jordan

'81

Michael Jordan '81
LeBron James

'03 MVP

LeBron James '03
Klay Thompson

'08

Klay Thompson '08
  • Moses Malone
  • Michael Jordan
  • LeBron James
  • Klay Thompson
Chris Paul

'03

Chris Paul '03
Carmelo Anthony

'02

Carmelo Anthony '02
Ralph Sampson

'79

Ralph Sampson '79
Dominique Wilkins

'79 MVP

Dominique Wilkins '79
  • Chris Paul
  • Carmelo Anthony
  • Ralph Sampson
  • Dominique Wilkins
Jason Kidd

'92

Jason Kidd '92
Magic Johnson

'77

Magic Johnson '77
Grant Hill

'90

Grant Hill '90
Patrick Ewing

'81 MVP

Patrick Ewing '81
  • Jason Kidd
  • Magic Johnson
  • Grant Hill
  • Patrick Ewing

Washington D.C.

Schedule of Events
April 8, 2017

11AM District vs Suburban Game
1PM United States All-Americans vs Capital All-Americans

Verizon Center

601 F St NW,
Washington, DC 20004

Other DC Attractions

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW,
Washington, DC 20560

The Assist

The decision to restore the Capital Classic to Iconic Status was not only to Protect This Game, but also to continue the guiding principle of Giving Back through event philanthropy. For 2017, our community involvement will be centered around basketball and life skill clinics, utilizing notable Capital Classic Alumni and other celebrities as educators and mentors.

Partner Opportunities

Pete Deoudes

thecapitalclassic@gmail.com
301.367.2954

Meet The Team

Players Alumni
Committee

  • Grant Hill
  • Walt Williams
  • Lawrence Moten

Executive Committee

  • Tom Doyle
    CEO, Hoop Culture & Capital Classic
  • Pete Deoudes
    CFO, Hoop Culture & Capital Classic
  • DeMaurice Smith
    Executive Director of NFLPA
  • Robert Morgan
    Co-Founder Morgan Franklin, Founder Pivotal Moments
  • Steve Beck
    President and Executive Director of the DC Touchdown Club

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