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  1. Sessions - Isiah Thomas talks PEACE tournament, Chicago violence

    Scoop Jackson

    NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas is using the PEACE basketball tournament to help curb violence in his hometown Chicago.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2014
  2. James Harden's confidence still growing -- Sessions

    Scoop Jackson

    James Harden never lacked confidence, Scoop Jackson notes. Harden says hard work -- all the reps in practice -- lets him be fearless on the court.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2014
  3. Best time to watch high school basketball is now

    Scoop Jackson

    The best time of year to watch high school hoops is right now at one of the many holiday basketball tournaments.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2012
  4. Scoop: Saying goodbye to my hoops game

    Scoop Jackson

    I always thought one day I'd have a funeral for my basketball game. My friends and people I played with or against would come up and tell stories detailing my game's life. My father and cousin David "Doc" Robinson would argue over and try to take...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  5. Positive potential in LeBron James-Dwyane Wade-Carmelo Anthony-Ch...

    Scoop Jackson

    If it works, that hoops tour being assembled by LeBron, D-Wade, Melo and CP3 just might be the start of something bigger than the NBA owners can handle.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2011
  6. Talking to school kids about NBA lockout is slippery slope

    Scoop Jackson

    A fourth-grade class just might be the toughest crowd our writer has ever faced. He tried to explain the NBA lockout to them. Guess how successful he was.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2011
  7. Kevin Durant street games in New York show love of basketball

    Scoop Jackson

    NBA fame and fortune. International success with USA Basketball. Stardom in college. Kevin Durant has all that. But until this week, he didn't have real New York streetball cred.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2011
  8. Playground basketball is part of soul of Chicago and other Americ...

    Scoop Jackson

    Sometimes, the heartbeat of a city is the sound of a basketball being dribbled on its playgrounds. This summer in Chicago, the heartbeat hasn't been heard over the sound of gunfire.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2010
  9. Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder goes to this weekend's ...

    Scoop Jackson

    Kevin Durant has the whole basketball world in his hands these days, and an appearance in this weekend's NBA All-Star Game to prove it.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2010
  10. Gilbert Arenas won't play for the Washington Wizards or in the NB...

    Scoop Jackson

    He's out of the game for now and the near future, but Gilbert Arenas can look to others who fell from NBA grace to find hope for his basketball future.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2010
  11. Kobe Bryant's top ten moments

    Scoop Jackson

    Scoop Jackson breaks down the top ten moments of Kobe Bryant's career

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2009
  12. The Beautifulest Game

    Scoop Jackson

    The ending of the Warriors-Jazz game was one the best Scoop Jackson has ever seen, a reminder that basketball can be a beautiful game.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2007
  13. It's all about the ball

    Scoop Jackson

    Friday's Pacers-Pistons game in Detroit should be all about the basketball, not the basketbrawl.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2005