Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Announces Eight Finalists for Class...

By Joseph Phillips Sports Editor The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced their Eight Finalists for the Class of 2020 Election on Friday, February, 14, via press...

USA prevails 151-131 over World Team in NBA Rising Stars game...

By Joseph Phillips Sports Editor After several show boating dunks and long ranged three-pointers by both teams, Team USA defeated Team World 151-131 in the 2020...

NBA All-Star weekend schedule 2020: Times, TV channels, lineups for Dunk...

By Jordan Greer, Sporting News The NBA's best players are ready for Chicago. Yep, All-Star weekend is finally here. While some basketball fans will be most intrigued...

Nike to partner with Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago to...

By Joseph Phillips Sportswriter The Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago in collaboration with Nike are partnering to refurbish the Club's basketball court, locker room and game room...

Top Chicago Boys and Girls Youth Teams to compete in Gatorade...

By Joseph Phillips, Sports Editor The Chicago Crusader Newspaper To kick off the 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago, the Chicago Boys and Girls Club  top 13-...

Game On: Englewood youth will attend All-Star weekend experience courtesy of...

CHICAGO, IL -- February 13, 2020 -- I Grow Chicago, the Chicago nonprofit organization on a mission to invest in and grow the Englewood...

NBA, Under Armour and Rise Return to Chicago to tip off...

By Joseph Phillips Sports Editor The National Basketball Association in collaboration with Under Armour, RISE, Chicago Police Department and Union League Boys & Girls Club, will look to...

“Merciless” Mary McGee defends IBF title with TKO

By Joseph G. Phillips Sportswriter After promising a great fight for her hometown fans in Indiana earlier in the week, Gary’s first boxing champion, “Merciless” Mary...

Simeon defeated Kenwood 85-70 to advance to Chicago Public League Final...

By Joseph Phillips, Sportswriter In spite of a game high 31 points and 13 rebounds by senior forward Darnell King, the Kenwood Broncos boys basketball...

NBA ALL-STAR 2020 Community Outreach Efforts

NBA FAMILY TO ENGAGE TENS OF THOUSANDS OF YOUTH AND MORE THAN 40 COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS ACROSS CHICAGO AS PART OF NBA ALL-STAR 2020 OUTREACH...