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Women's hoops in Chicago on rise

Updated: April 17, 2013, 3:46 PM ET
By Sarah Spain

George Mikan. Isiah Thomas. Tim Hardaway. Kevin Garnett. Dwyane Wade. Derrick Rose. Yolanda Griffith. Dominique Canty. Tamika Catchings. Cappie Pondexter. Candace Parker.

Some of the biggest names in basketball grew up in or around Chicago, cutting their teeth at or against powerhouse hoops schools like Whitney Young, Simeon, Westinghouse and Marshall.

Chicago has long been a great basketball town, even before Michael Jordan and the Bulls made it the hoops capital of the world ...

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