Marcus Jordan scores game-high 19
PEORIA, Ill. -- Michael Jordan has celebrated another Chicago basketball championship -- his son's.
Marcus Jordan, son of the Bulls' six-time champion, scored a game-high 19 points yesterday to lead Chicago Whitney Young to a 69-66 victory over Waukegan in the Illinois Class 4A high school championship at Peoria.
As Marcus Jordan and his teammates celebrated on the court after the final buzzer, Michael Jordan stood quietly, clapping his hands with tears in his eyes.
Michael Jordan, who is part-owner of the Charlotte Bobcats, skipped his team's home loss to Indiana so he could attend his son's game. Another son, Jeff Jordan, plays basketball for the University of Illinois.
Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press
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