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Top 10 NBA Players From Chicago Area

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1. Isiah Thomas, St. Joseph (Westchester), Class of 1979

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Thomas is considered one of the greatest point guards ever. A McDonald's All-American, Thomas starred at St. Joe's and lost in the state championship game in 1978. He won one NCAA title during his two seasons at Indiana. He was selected No. 2 overall by the Detroit Pistons in the 1981 draft and went to 12 All-Star Games, won two titles and averaged 19.2 points and 9.3 assists in his career. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2000.