DJ Steward, Adam Miller and the other hoopers at this year’s Chicago Elite Classic served notice to the rest of the country that Chicago is indeed the mecca of basketball.
The two-day boys and girls’ basketball showcase is back at Wintrust Arena and Chicago’s South Loop for the second consecutive year and, somehow, the event promises to be even more competitive.
No matter what, through his ups and downs, Rose never forgot his hometown and he’s always given back to the city. For those who don’t understand the love he gets whenever he returns, who don’t understand the calls for his jersey to hang atop the United Center, start there.
The emotion Rose provoked in the city, in Bulls fans was illuminating — so much could be learned by the observance of what fueled that emotion and what dividing lines were exposed as disappointment and frustration became twin pillars of his career.
Upon first glance at the schedule for the 2018 Chicago Elite Classic, one might’ve asked whether the “elite” adjective was fitting for the city. Sure, state powerhouses Whitney Young and […]
The 2018 Chicago Elite Classic tips off tonight and for the first time in the tournament’s history, it will be played at Wintrust Arena in the South Loop
This achievement not only shows that you still can play at an elite level, Derrick, but highlights the important lesson of perseverance and patience for all, a life lesson that has always spoke to me from throughout my childhood through my schooling and as I endeavor on my young sports journalistic career.
It would seem that the Bulls wound up offering Parker the most of what he’d like to have in his second NBA stop but there was a lot to tempt him in his other options.
Belief regarding whether this native of Chicago could be a significant building block in the Bulls’ rebuild often shifts from one game to another. One thing that will never change is Parker’s support and love for the community that bred him.
Joshua M. Hicks is the lead columnist of WARR