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Christmas Day Basketball in Chicago Predates the Bulls

Christmas Day Basketball in Chicago Predates the Bulls
The Bulls were not inaugurated as a franchise until 1966 and played in a Christmas Day game in their initial season. Christmas basketball in Chicago predates the Bulls by almost 30 years and two other Chicago franchises. Both the Stags and the Chicago Packers/Zephyrs(now the Washington Wizards) both played in Christmas Day games. Here is a... Read more »

The Best McDonald’s All-Americans From Chicago

The McDonald’s All-America game returned home to Chicago after first appearing at the then Rosemont Horizon in the fourth annual game. Putting together a team of McDonald’s All-Americans that prepped in the Chicago area would certainly be competitive. All of these players were dominant in high school. Some went on to amazing NBA/WNBA Careers, while... Read more »

Top Five Chicago Sports Stories for the Week of June 11-17, 2012

The Dream Team Documentary The new dream team documentary on NBATV created some interesting topics that related to the Bulls. Michael Jordan admitted that he was one of the players behind blackballing Isaiah Thomas off the dream team. Jordan discussed his reluctance to play on the team. Karl Malone said he’d would pick Scottie Pippen... Read more »