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Basketball Thu Jun 05 2008

If Jackie Moon Can Do It...

...maybe you can too. Will Farrell's portrayal of the aforementioned '70s American Basketball Association star in the recent film "Semi-Pro" no doubt gave a boost in notoriety to the upstart basketball league, known for its groundbreaking three-point arc, red, white and blue ball and a plethora of gravity-defying afros (not necessarily in that order).

But if you've always wished for ABA stardom, you now have a chance to make it a reality. A new version of the league is up and running and tryouts for the Chicago chapter will take place this Sunday, June 8, 9-11am at the Broadway Armory, 5917 N. Broadway. According to owner/coach Ron Hicks, the team is slated to begin play this November. "The competition is going to be very strong this year," Hicks said. "We have some great teams in our division. We need great players."

There is a tryout fee of $100. For more info, contact HIcks at, or call 773 254 9640. You can also visit the ABA website.

Oh, the team apparently doesn't have a name yet. Maybe you can suggest one if you're there.

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