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Norm Van Lier's memory lives on

Prep all-star game benefiting charity will help unite Chicago, fight violence

Updated: April 29, 2011, 4:45 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- While the basketball world can debate the Chicago Bulls' chances to win the Eastern Conference and Derrick Rose's worthiness as Most Valuable Player, there is no question where Rose and the Bulls stand in Chicago.

The Bulls are back to being the team of the city. The South and West sides, the cradle of basketball in Chicago proper, are buzzing over their native son.

"It's been a while, a long time since the fever has been there," said Rose's high school coach, Robert ...

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