Words. High School Hoop
When we dug up the highlights of the 1996 McDonald’s All-American Game yesterday, we also found this: highlights of the legendary Roundball classic in Chicago from 1995.
Watch young (and skinny) Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Stephon Marbury, Vince Carter, Antoine Walker and even Tractor Traylor flying up and down the court: MORE >
Words. Austin Burton
Chicago will always hold a special place in basketball lore. Playground legends from Billy “The Kid” Harris to Will “The Thrill” Bynum, local heroes from Ben Wilson to Kevin Garnett, homegrown pros from Isiah Thomas to Derrick Rose, and adopted sons from Michael Jordan to Scottie Pippen have all played a role in making the Windy City one of the world’s basketball hotbeds and a place where legacies are made.
Next spring, the city will host a new crop of rising stars, as the McDonald’s High School All-American Game returns to Chicago for the first time since 1982. MORE >