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Gone, never to be forgotten

Chicago streetball legend Billy 'The Kid' Harris passes away

Updated: January 6, 2010, 5:44 PM ET
By Scoop Jackson | ESPNChicago.com

"Between the ages of 16-30, there is no player that could ever beat me. Jordan, Doc, Bird, Oscar, Magic, any of 'em. I would have f----- them up. I'd give them 22 points in a game to 24. They would never beat me." -- Billy Harris

If Ben Wilson is the most beloved and significant basketball player in the city ever to pass away, then (with no disrespect to George Mikan or Johnny "Red" Kerr) Billy Harris has to be a close second.

The man called "The Kid," who for more than 40 ...

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