ALL-TIME STARTING FIVE

It’s an age-old debate that erupts in barbershops across the country. Which cities produce the best ballers? Chicagoland is pretty much always in the discussion and has definitely produced some NBA & WNBA greats. But which players, male or female, top the list, ranking Top 5 of all-time?

 

Can you assemble the ultimate Chicagoland-born W/NBA team?

Check out the list of our 55 nominees and submit your Top 5 to help us settle the debate once and for all. Players who receive the most votes will be crowned

Chicagoland’s “All-Time Starting Five” basketball squad.

ONLY Select FIVE PLAYERS TO CAST YOUR VOTE

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Selection Criteria

 “All-Time Starting Five” selections must have played high school basketball in the Chicagoland area for four (4) years.

 

Voting Guidelines

YOU DECIDE based on your own individual preference considerations such as high school, college, and/or professional career accomplishments to select your top five (5) picks. Voting is open from January 27, 2020 (9:00 AM CST) until February 10, 2020 (9:00 PM CST), and you can vote every day.  

 

Voting Options

To vote online, visit www.PosterizedExperience.com and select your Chicagoland “All-Time Starting Five” basketball squad. To vote on your mobile, download the Posterized App (iOS or Android) and open it to vote for your Chicagoland “All-Time Starting Five”. Select the Top 5 icon within the app to make your selections. You can vote for your Top 5 players every day, but please only submit votes for a total of five (5) players. Voting is available both online and via the Posterized App on your mobile phone. After you have finished making your selections, tap the "Vote" button and you're done!

Disclaimers

  • Michael Jordan grew up in North Carolina, so as synonymous as MJ is with the 3-1-2, Chicago can't claim his roots.

  • Kevin Garnett, while a graduate of Farragut Academy, only lived in Chicago for a little more than one year.

  • Benjamin “Benji” Wilson is eligible despite the tragedy that occurred during his senior year of high school.

  • Shawn Marion received a special waiver as a member of the Host Committee.

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EXPERIENCE PARTNERS

Melvin Ely

Thornton Township High School