The vets will travel to Arizona this month to participate in a baseball fantasy camp.
Bulls Sox Academy
Friday, January 6, 2012
Saturday, November 26, 2011
The trophies were displayed at the Bulls-Sox Training Academy on Friday.
Friday, August 19, 2011
Hamza and Mustafa Chaudhry were born in Chicago, but live in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. They've attended two Bulls-Sox Academy basketball camps while spending the summer in the U.S. Both would like to play in the NBA someday.
Over the years, a handful of players with Middle Eastern roots have made their mark in the NBA. The most successful player up to this point has been Beirut, Lebanon native Rony Seikaly, who competed for five NBA clubs from 1988 through the 1990s (he retired in 2000). Seikaly, the Miami Heat’s No. 1 pick in 1988, was an all-American at Syracuse and averaged nearly 15 points and 10 rebounds during his NBA career. Turkish-born Hedo Turkoglu, a small forward with the Orlando Magic, will be going into his 13th NBA season this fall if an agreement is reached to end the lockout. Turkoglu is in his second go-around with the Magic, for whom he played from 2004-2009. Chicago Bulls fans are well-acquainted with center Omer Asik, also born in Turkey…
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
The Hall of Fame forward held court with the media after conducting his weeklong Scottie Pippen Basketball Camp at the Bulls-Sox Training Academy. The topic on everyone's mind? Pippen's recent comments comparing LeBron James and Michael Jordan.
Who are the greatest players in Chicago Bulls history? Michael Jordan, of course, is No. 1. Next is Scottie Pippen. Pippen was Jordan’s right-hand man when the Bulls dominated the 1990s and won six NBA championships. The 6-foot-7 small forward, a tenacious defender, made the NBA’s all-Defensive First Team eight times during his career. Last summer, he was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame and also became a Bulls ambassador. A native of Arkansas, Pippen spent last week at the Bulls-Sox Training Academy in Lisle, conducting his Scottie Pippen Basketball Camp for boys and girls ages 6-17. At the conclusion of the camp, he spent a few minutes with the area's media, addressing various topics. Among them: Pippen's remarks last month on …