The following lists are of star players that have played in the Pontiac Holiday Tournament.

Illinois Mr. Basketball

Year Player High School
1981 Walter Downing New Lenox Providence
1982 Bruce Douglas Quincy
1991 Howard Nathan Peoria Manual
1998 Frank Williams Peoria Manual
2007 Derrick Rose Chicago Simeon
2009 Brandon Paul Gurnee Warren
2010 Jereme Richmond Waukegan
2012 Jabari Parker Chicago Simeon
2013 Jabari Parker Chicago Simeon

McDonalds All Americans

Year Player High School College
1979 Raymond McCoy Chicago Heights Bloom DePaul
1981 Walter Downing New Lenox Providence Marquette
1981 Michael Payne Quincy Iowa
1982 Bruce Douglas Quincy Illinois
1985 Lowell Hamilton Providence St. Mel Illinois
1991 Howard Nathan Peoria Manual Louisiana-Monroe
1997 Marcus Griffin Peoria Manual Illinois
1998 Frank Williams Peoria Manual Illinois
2002 Michael Thompson New Lenox Providence Northwestern
2007 Derrick Rose Chicago Simeon Memphis
2008 Iman Shumpert Oak Park-River Forest Georgia Tech
2010 Jereme Richmond Waukegan Illinois
2011 Wayne Blackshear Chicago Curie (Fr. & So.) Loiusville
2013 Jabari Parker Chicago Simeon Duke
2014 Cliff Alexander Chicago Curie Kansas

Players Drafted by the NBA/ABA

The following is a list of PHT players that were drafted by the NBA and ABA.
NBA Draft 1947-2015
1947-1988  Three to twenty-one rounds
1989-2015  Two rounds only

Year Round Player High School College NBA Team
1949 Rd 3 #24 Dike Eddleman Centralia Illinois Chicago Stags
1971 Rd 3 #44 Dave Robisch Springfield Kansas Boston Celtics
1972 Rd 1 #4 Corky Calhoun Waukegan Penn Phoenix Suns
1974 Rd 5 #75 Gary Novak LaSalle-Peru Notre Dame Cleveland
1978 Rd 6 #117 Audie Matthews Bloom Illinois Detroit Pistons
1978 Rd 2 #41 Jerome Whitehead Waukegan Marquette S.D. Clippers
1978 Rd 1 #18 Dave Corzine Hersey DePaul Baltimore Bullets
1979 Rd 6 #119 Bob Bender Bloomington Indiana/Duke S.D. Clippers
1980 Rd 5 #100 Joe Galvin Bloomington Illinois State Indiana Pacers
1982 Rd 4 #90 Craig McCormick Ottawa Western Ky. L.A. Lakers
1983 Rd 4 #87 Barney Mines Providence Bradley New Jersey Nets
1985 Rd 3 #57 Michael Payne Quincy Iowa Houston Rockets
1986 Rd 6 #138 Walter Downing Providence Marquette L.A. Lakers
1986 Rd 3 #57 Bruce Douglas Quincy Illinois Sacramento Kings
1989 Rd 1 #27 Kenny Battle Aurora West Illinois Detroit Pistons
1998 Rd 1 #13 Keon Clark Danville UNLV Orlando Magic
2001 Rd 2 #41 Bobby Simmons Simeon DePaul Seattle Supersonics
2002 Rd 1 #25 Frank Williams Manual Illinois Denver Nuggets
2007 Rd 1 #29 Alando Tucker Lockport Wisconsin Phoenix Suns
2008 Rd 1 #1 Derrick Rose Simeon Memphis Chicago Bulls
2011 Rd 1 #17 Iman Shumpert Oak Park Georgia Tech New York Knicks
2014 Rd 1 #2 Jabari Parker Simeon Duke Milwaukee Bucks
2015 Rd 2 #37 Richaun Holmes Lockport Bowling Green Philadelphia 76ers

ABA Draft 1967-1974

Year Round Player High School College ABA Team
1971 Rd 6 Dave Robisch Springfield Kansas Denver Rockets
1972 Rd 1 Corky Calhoun Waukegan Penn Kentucky Colonels
1972 Rd 11 Jeff Hickman Lockport Houston Dallas Chaperrals
1974 Rd 6 Gary Novak LaSalle-Peru Notre Dame Carolina Cougars