Simeon Head Coach Robert Smith: “I believe Derrick Rose will be back soon”

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Simeon Head Coach, Robert Smith, will coach the West Squad in the upcoming McDonald's All American Game on April 1st. (Simeon head coach Robert Smith reacts to an official's call in the fourth quarter. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)

Simeon Head Coach, Robert Smith, was thrilled to find out that he would be coaching the West squad in the upcoming McDonald’s All American game on April 1st at the United Center.  But, is he thrilled about the current state of high school and college basketball in the state of Illinois.  Smith believes there is a tough road ahead for local universities when it comes to keeping it’s basketball talent at home, but there are some things that give him hope for change.  Coach Smith also talks about the injuries and rehabs of former Simeon stars, Derrick Rose and Jabari Parker.

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