September 11, 2008
Bears making noise in Windy City
Since the game of basketball was born in Springfield, Mass., by Dr. James Naismith few cities have become as synonymous with the sport as Chicago, Ill.
Talents have been blowing through the windy city since the ball had laces and has been a haven for college basketball coaches just as long.
Isiah Thomas, Kevin Garnett, Dwayne Wade, and Derrick Rose all called Chicago home along with the likes of prep legend Ronnie Fields and the stars of 1994 documentary "Hoop Dreams" Arthur Agee and William Gates.
The flow out of Chicago continues to be a steady flow with college coaches making their way to the city in search of the next wave of college talent. Among those coaches can be seen the Green and Gold of Baylor U.
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