After New York and Los Angeles, we went to the next city with a big influence on basketball. With the Chicago Bulls, Chicago has set themselves on the map. Not only the Chicago Bulls is a big thing in Chicago but also playing basketball in the city itself. There are more 150 basketball courts in the city, so much diversity in places to play. Because of so many places to play we have made a top 5 with our favourite places to play a game.
Is the best-kept court in the city. In the past years, the court has been major improved and they are continuing in improving the court. In Jackson Park, there are two courses next to each other, so there is most of the time an opportunity to play a game. While you are playing you have a beautiful overview over Lake Michigan.
6401 S Stony Island Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, United stages
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This court is famous because of the ‘Hoop Dreamer’ movie out 1994. Ever since then the basketball court is not only famous under the locals of Chicago but also a lot of people are coming to Chicago special for this court.
1755 N. Clybourn Ave. Chicago, IL 60614, United States
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Foster Avenue beach court
At this court, you have a nice view over Lake Michigan and also the city of Chicago. It is a good court to play a game with your team. There is only one court so you have to be lucky for a free spot. The only thing that isn’t good at the court is the nets. The best thing to do is to bring your own.
5200 N. Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60640, United States
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Margaret Hie Ding Li Park
Nearby Chinatown the court of Margaret Hie Ding Li Park is located. The court is underneath the EL, what gives the court an ultimately urban feeling. At this court, Micheal Jordan and Derrick Rose are spotted why playing a game.
1735 S. State St. Chicago, IL 60616, United States
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At Horner Park, there are four basketball courts next to each other. So there is always space for a good game. It is one of the biggest parks in the north of Chicago. Besides basketball, there are a lot of other sports facilities.
2741 W. Montrose Ave. Chicago, IL 60618, United States
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