Scottie Pippen has starred in the spotlight and on the big stage in the past, and he'll do so again on Dec. 14.
But it won't be on the basketball court.
Time is running out on the Bulls to come to an agreement with Taj Gibson on a contract extension, but the Bulls young power forward is taking the circumstances in stride as he readies himself for a
Thornwood's Khapri Alston received same sage advice from his father, his uncle and his assistant coach. The 6-foot-3 senior absorbed all of it, like taking a big spoon of Castor Oil.
This is the way it is in the often seamy and corruptible world of high school and college basketball.