Meet the next best Chicago point guard, 7th grade phenom Mahir Williams. He played up a year, leading…View More 5’7 7th grader “The Prodigy” Mahir Williams is Chicago’s Next Best Point Guard!
Meet Robert Lee Hubbs III, 6’4 Shooting Guard from Memphis (Dyer County HS 2013). His stock skyrocketed after…View More Meet Spring’s Biggest Stock Riser: 6’4 Robert Hubbs III (2013 Memphis, TN) Official Ballislife Mixtape
At DePaul University’s recent team camp (for the Chicago area’s elite high school teams), Tyler Ulis (Marian Catholic…View More 5’7 Tyler Ulis is Chicago’s best Point Guard (Marian Catholic HS 2014): DePaul’s Team Camp Mixtape
Australian Thon Maker was one of the youngest, if not the youngest player on the court at Washington…View More Top player in 2016, 7ft. Thon Maker shows unique skill set at Washington DC Under Armour Grind Session
Chicagoans love and play basketball 12 months a year. Summer means Pro-Am season and Chicago’s Next Level Pro-Am…View More Chicago Pro-Am kickoff: Little 5’7 Derrick Randolph (Class of 2012) ballin’ vs Detroit Pistons 6’0 Will Bynum
5’8 guard DeVante “D.J.” Jones was the spark plug for his Chicago Orr High School team. Finishing with…View More 5’8 DeVante “D.J.” Jones is Chicago’s littlest BIG dunker! (Orr Academy 2012)
6’4 freshman Charles Matthews is currently the top player in Chicago’s Class of 2015. Capable of playing both…View More Top combo guard in 2015? 6’4 “Lil Penny” Charles Matthews Freshman Season mix (Chicago St. Rita)
6’3 Zack Norvell, Jr. led Chicago’s Beasley Academic Center (public grammar school) 8th Grade team to a 43-2…View More Chicago’s coldest shooter: 8th grade phenom 6’3 Zack Norvell Jr.’s SICK Season mixtape
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6’9 Austin Nichols led his M33M 17U team to the Final Four of the Best Buy Chicago Classic.…View More Top Tennessee Big Man: 6’9 Austin Nichols Official Ballislife Spring Mixtape (M33M/Memphis): Duke/UNC/TX/FLA Recruit
Ballislife fans know Marcus Lovett, Jr. is one of the top prospects in the Class of 2015. Check…View More 5’10 Marcus LoVett, Jr. Spring highlights mixtape: Top 15 year old playing with Mac Irvin Fire 17U
6’5 junior Sterling Brown (brother of Phoenix Suns’ Shannon Brown) had a monster breakout season for Proviso East…View More 6’5 Sterling Brown (Shannon Brown’s Brother) Official Ballislife Breakout Junior Season Mixtape: Proviso East HS (Maywood, IL)
6’9 Senior star Steve Taylor lead his Simeon Wolverines team (Chicago Public League: Red South) to their best…View More Marquette-bound 6’9 Steve Taylor dominates inside & out: Official BALLISLIFE Senior season mixtape! (Chicago Simeon 3-peat State Champs)
6’5 Ben Coupet, Jr. led Chicago’s Beasley Academic Center (public grammar school) 8th Grade team to a 43-2…View More Top 10 8th grader: Elite 6’5 Ben Coupet, Jr.’s 8th grade season mix (Chicago Beasley)
5’11 Freshman guard Hyron Edwards from East Chicago Central HS (East Chicago, IN) has become a top recruiting…View More 5’11 Hyron Edwards is blowing up! New top 2 PG in 2015 Class is from East Chicago, IN.
Still an 8th grader, 6’2 Eron Gordon holds scholarship offers from Indiana and Purdue before entering high school.…View More 6’2 Eron Gordon (Eric’s brother) goes off in 8th Grade All-Star game; Top 8th grader in Midwest?
6’2 senior Tony Hicks was the Chicago Catholic League Player of the Year, a member of the IBCA…View More Ivy League-bound playmaker 6’2 Tony Hicks, Chicago Catholic Lg POY Senior Season mix (St. Rita)
Featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine, the 2011-12 Gatorade National Boys’ Basketball Player of the Year,…View More Jabari Parker Is The BEST Player in the Nation Official BALLISLIFE Junior Season Mix
6’9 Sophomore star Cliff Alexander exploded onto the Chicago High School Basketball season in 2011 and many ballislife…View More 6’9 Cliff Alexander Official Sophomore Season Mix: Top 10 in 2014 (Chicago Curie HS)
Here’s 6’8 Moshawn Thomas’ junior season mix (Hyde Park Academy HS Class of 2013). For a few months…View More Lob City on Chicago’s South Side: 6’8 Moshawn Thomas Official Junior Season Mixtape (serious hops)!
Kendrick Nunn is arguably Illinois’ #2 player in the loaded Class of 2013. Averaging 15 points per game,…View More Deadly lefty shooter with RISE: 6’3 Kendrick Nunn season mix (Simeon, Chicago 2013)
[jwplayer player=”5″ mediaid=”49002″] 6’11 Jahlil Okafor is arguably the nation’s best (next) big man and he’s just a…View More Future Pro: #1 Sophomore 6’11 Jahlil Okafor dominates in his season mixtape (Chicago Whitney Young HS)
Chicago’s 6’4 guard Milton Doyle is an athletic, versatile scorer and one of the top seniors in Illinois’…View More Chicago’s coldest shooter: 6’4 Milton Doyle (Marshall HS) season mix
This clip was featured on ESPN Sportcenter’s top plays of the day! This isn’t the first backboard 6’8…View More 6’8 16y/o Cliff Alexander’s monster dunk shatters backboard in game a la Shaq! Glass everywhere!
Every college hoops fan knows Kentucky’s Anthony Davis, winner of 2012 Oscar Robertson Trophy, the Adolph Rupp Trophy,…View More Anthony Davis was a BEAST in High School too
2 of the nation’s best public high school teams, #1 Chicago Simeon (33-1) and #2 Proviso East (32-1)…View More Jabari Parker & #1 Simeon edges #2 Proviso East in epic Illinois state title game for 3-Peat!
In winning his 2nd consecutive A.C. Williamson (MVP/sportsmanship) trophy, Junior Jabari Parker lead Simeon to its 2nd consecutive…View More Jabari Parker wins tournament MVP leading Simeon to Pontiac title
6’1 senior guard Keith Carter (St. Louis University commit) runs the machine that is Proviso East High School…View More SLU commit Keith Carter leads Proviso East (Maywood, IL) to 25-0 regular season (top 20 in nation)
6’8 Russell Woods (Class of 2013) has gained his reputation as a long, lefty defender and rebounder for…View More 6’8 Russell Woods emerges as offensive threat in breakout month (Chicago Leo HS)
6ft junior combo guard Kyle Davis had a monster season at Chicago’s Hyde Park Academy High School. Davis’…View More 6ft combo guard w/ BOUNCE: Kyle Davis junior season mix (Chicago Hyde Park)
Known to Fighting Illini fans as Brandon Paul’s “little” brother, 6’8 power froward Darius Paul has had a…View More “Little” brother of Illinois star Brandon Paul, 6’8 Darius Paul (WMU-commit) dominates for Warren HS (Gurnee, IL)
The first varsity matchup between Chicago’s elite sophomore big men 6’9 Cliff Alexander and 6’11 Jahlil Okafor was…View More 6’11 Jahlil Okafor v. 6’9 Cliff Alexander: 2014 star big men battle at Whitney Young Shootout (Chicago, IL)
6’8 forward Steve Taylor was the best player in the 81st annual Pontiac Holiday Tournament (Pontiac, IL). His…View More Marquette-bound Steve Taylor (#1 ranked Illinois 2012) leads Chicago Simeon to 2nd consecutive Pontiac Holiday Tournament title
Long, athletic 6’9 Marlon Johnson (Joliet West) burst onto the scene last spring as an unheralded junior known…View More Is 6’9 Marlon Johnson (Joliet West) the next Anthony Davis?
Ultra-athletic 6’7 Rashaun Stimage is the most versatile, and most electrifying high school senior in Chicago, but you…View More 6’7 Rashaun Stimage is Chicago’s best senior! (Farragut HS)
8th grade star Ben Coupet Jr. completes the Dunk 3-point play against Prarie Hills as part of Thorpe’s…View More POTD: Chicago 8th grader poster dunk 3-point play by Ben Coupet Jr.!
Sophomore 6’9 Cliff Alexander burst onto the Chicago scene late in his Freshman season. Over the summer, he…View More 10th Grader 6’9 Cliff Alexander dominates around the basket – Chicago Curie Super Athletic Sophomore!