Anthony Bennett owes a lot to mom
McDonald's All-American dreams of reaching the NBA and repaying his mother
HENDERSON, Nev. -- The cadence in his voice slowed, and Anthony Bennett's face turned momentarily solemn when he spoke last week of his mother.
Here in the Nevada desert, he plays basketball for renowned Findlay Prep and attends the Henderson International School. Edith Bennett remains 2,000 miles away, although he'll see her this week in Chicago before the McDonald's All-American Game (9:30 p.m. ET Wednesday, ESPN).
She worked two jobs to support Anthony as a child in greater Toronto. ...
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2012 MCDONALD'S ALL-AMERICAN GAME
Only 24 players from the 2012 class are given the honor of being named McDonald's All-Americans. This year's group is second to none.When: March 38, 2011 (9:30 p.m. ET on ESPN)
Where: United Center, Chicago