State Of Basketball

State Of Basketball

Basketball Premise As you can imagine, it is not easy writing about basketball every week. I constantly ask myself what would be a good and interesting topic. I reach out to other podcasts and writers, and occasionally, I accidentally stumble on an idea. For this week’s piece, my inspiration came from Wyatt Williams, co-host of […]

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 High School Players (Best of the Worst)

High School Players (Best of the Worst)

High School Superstars When the Timberwolves selected Kevin Garnett fifth overall in the 1995 NBA Draft, he became the first high school player to go pro in 20 years. He was an immediate impact player, and it wouldn’t be long before skipping college to turn pro became all the rage in the league. The 1996 […]

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 Chicago Elite Classic

Chicago Elite Classic

Wintrust arena hosted the Chicago Elite Classic sponsored by Nike on December 6th and 7th. I went on the 7th and saw some really promising high school girls play.  Game one of the Chicago Elite Classic Thornwood High School vs Wendell Phillips Academy. Fantasia Baines, Thornwood #25, was impressive. Baines achieved a double-double with 13 […]

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