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Wade comes home -- to visit

It's easier to be a star visiting hometown, than playing in it

Originally Published: August 21, 2009
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Around 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, two games of one-on-eight basketball were going on at the courts off Lake Shore and Hayes in Jackson Park, when a black chauffeured Escalade pulled up to the mostly empty parking lot.

The best active basketball player this court, or any court in Chicago, has ever seen gets out, dressed head to toe in black gym clothes with tiny Jumpman logos, and looks around two side-by-side full courts just a fast break from Lake Michigan.

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