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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. Jackson - Washington Wizard John Wall discusses his game, growth

    Scoop Jackson

    In Scoop Jackson's latest Sessions, Wizards guard John Wall says he learned to be a better player because of last season's injury.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2014
  3. Q&A with Tom Thibodeau of Chicago Bulls

    Scoop Jackson

    Through injuries to his franchise player and a constantly changing roster, Tom Thibodeau has stuck to his principles in leading the surprising Chicago Bulls.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2014
  4. A feel for the PEACE Basketball Tournament

    Scoop Jackson

    It was a day when no one passed judgement on a 19-year-old with an ankle monitor, a day when the Nation of Islam operated security inside a Catholic church, a day when people in the crowd yelled about basketball.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2012
  5. 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
  6. The Miami Heat's stifling defense against the Chicago Bulls and o...

    Scoop Jackson

    We knew the Heat were going to be an offensive fireworks display. But the way D-Wade, LeBron and Bosh are playing in-your-face defense right now? Who'd have thunk it?

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2011
  7. Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki has chance to do what he couldn't...

    Scoop Jackson

    He had this opportunity five years ago, too, and didn't make it work for him. Now, Dirk Nowitzki has a rare second chance to claim his place among the NBA's best-ever players.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2011
  8. Pau Gasol, Carlos Boozer, Chris Bosh disappear in the NBA playoff...

    Scoop Jackson

    The playoffs swallow up the weak and refuse to discriminate. This year, Pau Gasol, Chris Bosh and Carlos Boozer have been exposed.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2011
  9. Erik Spoelstra's control over his fate as head coach of the Miami...

    Scoop Jackson

    The Heat had a chance to change the future for their forlorn head coach Tuesday night. But when they lost again, they made it abundantly clear that Erik Spoelstra's time is short in Miami.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2011
  10. Denver Nuggets' Carmelo Anthony can learn from LeBron James' free...

    Scoop Jackson

    What should Melo do? Lucky (maybe) for him, he has a road map for his impending free agency, compliments of LeBron. We can help Melo channel King James through the filter of LeBron's new commercial.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2010
  11. NBA: Interest in the upcoming season, especially in LeBron James'...

    Scoop Jackson

    This most eventful of NBA offseasons has given rise to question after question after question. It's time for the answers. So let the games begin!

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2010
  12. 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
  13. Tracy McGrady is in the market for his next NBA team and should a...

    Scoop Jackson

    Tracy McGrady still has options. A player with his talent will always have options. But something is standing in the way of T-Mac's quest for a championship.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2010
  14. Michael Jordan's statement that he'd have never done with Larry B...

    Scoop Jackson

    If we're to take Michael Jordan at his word that he'd never have orchestrated a collaboration with Larry Bird and Magic Johnson, are we to presume he wouldn't sign LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh for the team he owns?

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2010
  15. It's been a long road to winning the league's award as the sixth ...

    Scoop Jackson

    Getting there was not half the fun for Jamal Crawford, but he's finally the right player on the right team. Notice was served to the rest of the NBA this season.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2010
  16. Jamal Crawford and Jay Williams could have been one of the best b...

    Scoop Jackson

    Former teammate Jay Williams analyzes Jamal Crawford's game, and reminisces about what could have been.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2010