Illinois has produced some great basketball players from Dwyane Wade and Derrick Rose to Anthony Davis and Hall…View More Illinois Mr Basketball EJ Liddell is a Man Among Boys! Summer Highlights!
6’3 Da’Monte Williams (Peoria Manual 2017) is the son of former Illinois star (2001 Big Ten POY) and…View More Physical, Athletic 6’3 Da’Monte Williams is a Natural! New Ballislife Mixtape
6’4 Jordan Goodwin (Belleville Althoff) is the winningest and most productive player in Illinois high school basketball and…View More 6’4 Jordan Goodwin Goes Beast Mode! Althoff Wins First State Title!
Highly-touted Peoria Manual guard Da’Monte Williams had a career game against Joliet West in the Pontiac Holiday Tournament…View More 6’3 Da’Monte Williams Posterizes Defender! Scores 37 Points in Dramatic Win!
A sellout crowd (3,100+) packed Highland High School’s gym to get a glimpse of 17 year old Michael…View More 6’9 Michael Porter Jr.’s Length and Athleticism Too Hard To Guard!
7’3 Connor Vanover may be best known for his stature. Recently, the 16 year old 10th grader has…View More 7ft 3 16 year old Connor Vanover Shows Unique Skills and Range!
Villanova-bound point guard Jalen Brunson led his undefeated Stevenson High School team (#1 in Illinois) to its second…View More Villanova-Bound Jalen Brunson Looks Like Nation’s Top HS Floor General at Proviso Tourney!
[jwplayer player=”5″ mediaid=”48151″] Zack Norvell, Jr. had as big a freshman season at Chicago basketball powerhouse Simeon Career…View More Zack Norvell Ballislife Mixtape | Chicago’s Top Freshman
6’7 DJ Williams (Chicago Simeon 2015) and 6’5 Brandon Hutton (Chicago De La Salle 2015) were the clear…View More Elite Academic Showcase Ballislife Mixtape | Top Chicago Players Show Out
Check out the Official junior season mixtape from 6’8 power forward Cliff Alexander (Chicago Curie HS). Widely considered…View More Cliff Alexander Ballislife Mixtape | Junior Season Highlights
Here are the top plays from 6-foot-2 Illinois-bound guard Kendrick Nunn’s senior season. Ultra-athletic Kendrick Nunn concluded his…View More 2013 Kendrick Nunn Ballislife Mixtape | Future Illini
Big East-bound Billy Garrett, Jr. capped off a stellar high school career by leading his Morgan Park Mustangs…View More Billy Garrett Jr Ballislife Mix | Chicago Senior’s Season Mixtape
Check out 6’2 10th grader Jalen Brunson showing out at the NY2LA Swish ‘N Dish (Wisconsin) for the…View More Jalen Brunson Breaks Out in NY2LA Event | Sophomore with Game
adidas today unveils the “McDonald’s All American” edition colorway of the Crazyquick, an all-new basketball shoe featuring an…View More Adidas Unveils Special Edition Crazyquick for McDonald’s All American Games
After a strong summer on the AAU circuit with the Illinois Wolves, 6’8 junior Keita Bates-Diop established himself…View More Keita Bates-Diop Shines in Ballislife Mix | OSU Commit 2 Game Mix
This Illinois State Sectional matchup of five-star bigs lived up to the hype. And so did Whitney Young…View More Jahlil Okafor vs Cliff Alexander in Chicago State Tourney | Ballislife Mix
Enjoy these February highlights from Jabari Parker’s senior high school season at Chicago’s Simeon Career Academy where he…View More Jabari Parker Ballislife February Mixtape | 4th State Championship Quest
East Chicago’s 6’1 Hyron Edwards (Central HS) is one of the top high school underclassmen in the state…View More Hyron Edwards Ballislife Season Mix | Sophomore with All-Around Skills
While Chicago’s best known HS basketball players are Simeon’s Jabari Parker, Whitney Young’s Jahlil Okafor and Curie’s Cliff…View More Tyler Ulis Ballislife Mixtape | Junior Season Highlights
Arguably the nation’s top player in the Class of 2014, Jahlil Okafor scored 19 points, grabbed 14 rebounds…View More Jahlil Okafor Leads Comeback in Chicago City Title | Ballislife Recap
In winning his 3nd consecutive A.C. Williamson (MVP/sportsmanship) trophy, Senior Jabari Parker lead Simeon to its 3rd consecutive…View More Jabari Parker Wins Third Pontiac MVP/Title | Ballislife Recap
#10-ranked Chicago Orr’s senior guard Jamal McDowell nailed a 3 at the buzzer to upset host #2 Whitney…View More Jamal McDowell Hits Game Winner in Chicago Red-West Title
Billed as a game for the ages between top Junior Jahlil Okafor and #1 Whitney Young (18-2) vs…View More Jabari Parker vs Jahlil Okafor | Ballislife Chicago Game of the Year
The smooth 6’6 freshman forward has played major minutes all season with Simeon’s undefeated Sophomore team. He’s come…View More Ben Coupet Jr Ballislife Mixtape | Chicago’s Top Freshman
At the 82nd Pontiac Tournament (Pontiac, IL), Chicago Curie’s star junior Cliff Alexander put on a dunk show…View More Top 5 Player In 2014 Cliff Alexander Absolutely DOMINATES 82nd Pontiac Tournament! Elevates His Game To a New Level!
5’10 senior Eliott Cole has burst onto the Chicago hoops scene with his unreal scoring totals at Powerhouse…View More 5’10 Elliott Cole Goes OFF for 63 Points in a game!! Nation’s TOP scorer! Pure shooter with Handles! (Official Ballislife Mix)
The energetic, bouncy 6’7 sophomore recently made his debut with Simeon Career Academy’s varsity squad after leading it’s…View More 6’7 Edward Morrow having breakout Sophomore season for Chicago Simeon: “You Gonna Get Dunked On”
In a midseason clash of the Chicago-areas two quickest teams, 6’7 junior Josh Cunningham scored 24 points and…View More Instant Classic: Sterling Brown (Shannon’s brother) & Proviso East battle STACKED Chicago Morgan Park Team in title game
The 82nd annual Pontiac Holiday Tournament (Pontiac, IL) is the nation’s oldest. Each December, huge crowds of high…View More 6’2 Morris Dunnigan NASTY Poster Dunk ALL Over 6’9 Cliff Alexander! Brings The House DOWN at Pontiac Holiday Tourney
Chicago’s 6’11 star junior Jahlil Okafor has simply dominated the competition. He is unguardable. Here’s a recap of…View More Unguardable! #1 Junior 6’11 Jahlil Okafor dunks at will in season’s first 4 games for Chicago’s #1 Whitney Young HS
Chicago High School basketball runs year-round in one form or another. Each October the city and suburbs’ top…View More 6’9 Cliff Alexander Is A BEAST Around The Rim! 2014 Top 10 Player Blocks & Dunks Everything! Official Ballislife Fall League Mix
Seen in a walking boot on Wednesday, reigning Illinois Mr. Basketball, 6’8 Simeon Career Academy senior Jabari Parker…View More Jabari Parker Makes His Season Debut As #1 Simeon Puts On A SHOW In Front of HUGE Crowd at Chicago Elite Classic (Game Recap Mix)
The powerful, athletic 6’5 junior wingman recently made his debut with Whitney M. Young Magnet High School’s team…View More Highly-touted transfer 6’5 L.J. Peak makes immediate impact in Chicago (Whitney Young HS 2014) Official Fall League Mix
6’3 senior Kendrick Nunn put on an aerial display for nearly 1,500 Chicago Simeon students, family and fans…View More 6’3 Kendrick Nunn Kills 2 Nasty One Hand Alley-Oops!! #1 Chicago Simeon Scrimmage Game! (Illinois commit)
The Pangos All American Camps & Ballislife teamed up to bring together some of the region’s top freshman…View More Top Illinois Sophomore 6’4 Charles Matthews lights up Pangos All-Midwest Frosh/Soph Camp
Under the radar no more: 6’1 Jevon Carter from Proviso East HS (Maywood, IL) is poised to have…View More Jevon Carter Gets Buckets: 6’1 Proviso East HS 2014 breakout star (Maywood, IL)
Ryan Boatright (UConn/East Aurora HS) thrilled Chicago hoops fans this summer at the Next Level Pro Am held…View More UConn star PG Ryan Boatright shows out at Chicago Pro-Am (sick handle)
This is Chicago summer basketball. For the first time in recent memory, the visiting South Side All-Stars (from…View More Tony Bennett & Chicago West Side Pro-Am All-Stars shut down the gym vs. Osiris Eldridge & stacked South Side Team of Pros
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)