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  1. Opening Tip: Rose proud of Jabari Parker

    Nick Friedell

    DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Derrick Rose sounds like a proud older brother when he talks about Jabari Parker. The Chicago Bulls' superstar has said repeatedly over the last couple of years how much he enjoys watching his fellow Simeon High alumnus play and th...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  2. Smith: Rose would play if he could

    Scott Powers

    Derrick Rose's high school coach, Simeon Career Academy's Robert smith, said Monday he's positive Rose would play this season if he was able to for the Chicago Bulls. "Derrick's a warrior," said Smith, who coached Rose for three years. "One of the...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  3. Okafor making push for nation's top player

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- UIC's home basketball court was occupied by some of the nation's best prep players from morning to night for the Chicago Elite Classic last week. St. Vincent-St. Mary freshman Vincent King drew rave reviews. Illinois' future backcourt o...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  4. Jabari Parker will play college basketball in 2013 rather than go...

    Scott Powers

    Chicago Simeon Career Academy forward Jabari Parker, the nation's No. 2 senior, said Friday he will attend college rather go on a mission next year and two local schools could have been options for next year if it wasn't for coaching changes.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2012
  5. Rivers reflects on 'Benji'

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- The story of Ben Wilson still resonates with Boston Celtics coach and Chicago native Doc Rivers. In 1984, 17-year-old Wilson, a hoops prodigy from the city's South Side, was murdered just days before his senior season at Simeon H...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  6. Jabari Parker uncertain of mission

    Scott Powers

    The basketball future of Chicago Simeon Career Academy forward Jabari Parker, the nation's No. 1-ranked senior, could be affected by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' recent decision to lower the age minimum for men to serve a mission,...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  7. New Mormon rule can affect top recruit Jabari Parker

    Scott Powers

    The basketball future of Jabari Parker, the nation's No. 1-ranked senior, could be impacted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' recent decision to lower the age of when men are allowed to serve a mission, his father said on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2012
  8. Oak Hill's Smith on Cape Cod, Rondo, new rules

    Brendan Hall

    SOUTH YARMOUTH, Mass. -- Last week, Boston area youth basketball got a special treat when legendary St. Anthony (N.J.) head coach Bob Hurley helped run a four-day camp on the Roxbury Latin School campus in West Roxbury. This past Sunday, youths on th...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  9. Gatorade Male Athlete of the Year nominees

    Chad Konecky

    A dozen exceptional student-athletes -- already honored as National Player of the Year in their respective sports -- are contenders for the 10th annual Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year Award. On Tuesday in Los Angeles, one boy and one girl wi...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  10. Derrick Rose's high school coach -- Chicago Bulls star ready for ...

    Scott Powers

    Derrick Rose's former high school coach spoke with Rose Tuesday and said the Chicago Bulls star was in good spirits and is ready to work his way back from recent surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2012
  11. Quick Shots: Jabari Parker graces SI

    Ronnie Flores

    The last time Sports Illustrated featured a high school basketball underclassman on its cover, it was a 17-year-old prodigy from Ohio named LeBron James. Now you can add Simeon (Chicago) star Jabari Parker to that exclusive club, as the junior will g...

    Blog | May 16, 2012
  12. Day 4: Scoop's Odyssey: Rough day

    Scoop Jackson

    ESPNChicago.com writer Scoop Jackson is spending this week trying to prove that when it comes to sports, there is no city like Chicago. Day 4: Thursday A Night In Real Time. 5:54 p.m.: Tribune reporter KC Johnson tweets Luol Deng will pla...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  13. Mr. Basketball USA: experts' take

    ESPNHS

    This year's ESPNHS Mr. Basketball USA debate had three worthy contenders -- UCLA-bound seniors Shabazz Muhammad of Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas) and Kyle Anderson of St. Anthony (Jersey City, N.J.), plus junior Jabari Parker of Simeon (Chicago). When ...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  14. HORSE: Jabari Parker vs. Alonzo Mourning

    Ben Rohrbach

    CHICAGO, Ill. -- Considering Simeon (Chicago, Ill.) rode Jabari Parker to its third consecutive Class 4A state championship this past season, it was only fitting Alonzo Mourning challenged Parker to a game of H.O.R.S.E. after surprising him with the ...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  15. Comparisons to Rose drive Jabari Parker

    Scott Powers

    Simeon junior Jabari Parker has stated he has one individual goal for his high school career -- to be considered the best player to ever come out of Chicago. That's a lofty aspiration considering some of the names to come out of his hometown, incl...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  16. Jabari Parker named Gatorade National Boys' Basketball Player of ...

    Chad Konecky

    Junior Jabari Parker of Chicago Simeon was named Gatorade National Boys' Basketball Player of the Year on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2012