Since its inception in 1974, the Capital Classic has showcased the nation’s top high school basketball players and introduced fans to the stars of tomorrow. The weekend included the U.S. All-Stars vs. the Capital All-Stars, the District All-Stars vs. the Suburban All-Stars, as well as a 3-point shooting contest and dunk contest. Over 130 participants have gone on to great careers in the NBA. CSE was involved from 2005-2010.
Playing in the Capital Classic puts you among the elite in your sport. Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Patrick Ewing and Jason Kidd are just a few names from the past. Along with LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Klay Thompson, and Amare Stoudemire are other athletes who have had great success.