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My esteemed colleague in the bouncemag.com cipher, the inimitable, intelligent professor of hoop-ology who goes by the moniker of Funkalot, suggested that this lovely soundtrack should accompany any discussion of the Chicago Bulls’ Manchild in the Promised Land, Derrick Rose, from here on out. Read More »

Brick City Productions and Team Flight Brothers affiliate Anthony Petosa resurrected this forsaken footage of Chicago prep legend Ronnie Fields. Playing aside Kevin Garnett at Farragut Academy in the mid-’90s, Fields’s uncanny jumping ability helped him land the #3 ranked spot nationally among high school players. NCAA coaches fawned over him, but Ronnie’s career was hobbled by poor marks in the classroom and a debilitating car wreck.

Fields persevered, and has played in professional leagues spanning the globe. Check the videos and familiarize yourself with the Windy City’s finest, Ronnie Fields. Hit the jump for part two!

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