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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose -- Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Dura...

    Scott Powers

    Chicago Bulls guard and reigning NBA MVP Derrick Rose said Friday he believes Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant is the front-runner for this season's award.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2012
  9. Rose backs Smith for Illinois assistant job

    Scott Powers

    DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose put his support Friday behind his former high school coach, Simeon's Robert Smith, to be hired as an Illinois assistant. "I think he would be great as an assistant," said Rose, who won two state ...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  10. Simeon's Parker earns POY honors

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Simeon coach Robert Smith has witnessed Jabari Parker affected by all that comes with being Jabari Parker, the player deemed the nation's No. 1 junior, a likely NBA lottery pick and Derrick Rose's successor, just once in his career. It ...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  11. Calipari makes presence felt at UIC

    Scott Powers

    The sight of Kentucky coach John Calipari sitting courtside at a Chicago high school basketball game isn't usually good news for other programs. Calipari's presence means he wants a Chicago player, and lately he's been getting what he wants in Chi...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  12. Jabari Parker's dad would like NBA option

    Scott Powers

    Sonny Parker isn't sure whether his son Jabari Parker, ESPN's No. 2 Class of 2013 basketball prospect, would jump straight to the NBA out of high school, but he would like him to have that option. Parker, a former NBA player with the Golden State ...

    Blog | July 10, 2011
  13. Simeon's title didn't surprise Derrick Rose

    Scott Powers

    Derrick Rose couldn't get to Peoria for Saturday's Class 4A state championship game due to a scheduling conflict, but he knew what the result was going to be anyway. It was no surprise to him his former team Simeon defeated Warren in the title gam...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  14. Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose rooting for Simeon Wolverines in Illi...

    Scott Powers

    Indiana assistant coach Tim Buckley, Gonzaga assistant coach Ray Giacoletti, Purdue assistant coach Paul Lusk and South Dakota State head coach Scott Nagy are among the candidates Northern Illinois is considering for its coach, according to a source.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2011
  15. Simeon coach: Rose NBA's best

    Scott Powers

    Watching Derrick Rose play will never get old to Simeon coach Robert Smith. Even though Smith no longer has the front-row seat to Rose's playmaking like he did not too long ago at Simeon, Smith still tunes into every game Rose plays, sits back and...

    Blog | January 20, 2011