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Chicago Bulls

Bronzed Heroes – Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan ruined professional basketball for me. When you grow up watching the best ever it is hard to watch anyone else. I loved the way he played the game. He had a lot of talent, but also the drive to keep improving. The statue captures one of Michael’s famous poses. He was by far my favorite pro player, but I am sure that a lot of people can say that. (more…)

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Bronzed Heroes – Johnny “Red” Kerr

Yesterday (as well as right now probably thanks to autopost) I spent some time in the United Center for the NCAA Tournament. As you walk in the main Madison Avenue entrance a statue of Johnny Kerr greets you. As a young man growing up watching the Bulls Johnny was as much of a part of the experience as Michael Jordan was. He was the voice behind the broadcasts. I also enjoyed listening to him, and was sorry to hear of his passing. (more…)