Chicago Bulls players and more than 200 volunteers got together in Chicago Heights on Saturday, August 24, to build a new playground, a playground designed by the children who will use it.Children need a place to play every day in order to be active and healthy, but today’s kids spendContinue Reading

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It’s always interesting to see what professional athletes do with their lives after their careers have ended.  What happened to those players that had so much potential coming out of high school or college, but just didn’t pan out in the pros.    Jonathan Bender had franchise player written allContinue Reading

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3-time NBA Champion, Devean George has a plan to bring a sense of hope to the North Minneapolis area where he was raised.  After 11 successful seasons in the NBA playing alongside Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal and Dirk Nowitzki in Dallas, George had a vision for his future after ball. Continue Reading

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Many see Dwayne Wade as a man that has it all – NBA Championship, amazing basketball career, fame and fortune.  But the most precious thing in his entire life is his family.  His new autobiography is titled, “Father First. How my life became bigger than basketball”.  The book describes howContinue Reading