Kevin Durant, Roy Hibbert and other homegrown D.C. basketball stars

February 24, 2012

Former Montrose Christian standout Kevin Durant, the 2006 All-Met Player of the Year, will be making his third All-Star game apperance this weekend. Georgetown Prep’s Roy Hibbert, a second-team All-Met in 2004, is making his first.

Take a look at some other homegrown D.C. basketball stars, and let us know who we missed in the comment section.


View Photo Gallery: From Elgin Baylor and Dave Bing to David Robinson, Grant Hill and Kevin Durant, the Washington, D.C. area has produced a plethora of basketball stars through the years. Here’s a look at some of the area’s top basketball players.

List of All-Met basketball teams since 1990

Many of the players pictured above were stars in high school. The following were named first team All-Met or Player of the Year by The Post:

(note: our internal records only go back to 1957)

Kevin Durant, Montrose Christian: 2006 All-Met Player of the Year (Story on Durant, the NBA’s modest superstar)

Grant Hill, South Lakes: 1990 All-Met Player of the Year, 1989

Dave Bing, Spingarn: 1962

Danny Ferry, DeMatha: 1985, 1984

Keith Bogans, DeMatha: 1999, 1998

Walt Williams, Crossland: 1988

Delonte West, Eleanor Roosevelt: 2001 All-Met Player of the Year

Austin Carr, Mackin: 1967, 1966

Lawrence Moten, Carroll: 1990 (*was also a two-time All-Met football player, earning Defensive Player of the Year honors in 1989)

Adrian Dantley, DeMatha: 1973, 1972, 1971

Sherman Douglas, Spingarn: 1985 All-Met Player of the Year

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