It’s just a few hours until the first puck drop of the season, and the red carpet has been rolled out for the Blackhawks.
The boy was sitting inside a vehicle about 7:40 p.m. in the 700 block of North Hamlin Avenue when someone opened fire, police said.
Kahleah Copper finished with a game-high 22 points on 60% shooting and went 2-for-3 from behind the arc. Candace Parker added 13 points and Courtney Vandersloot had four and 11 assists.
The Bulls found themselves in deep holes early on in games far too often last season, and that needed to change. So far it has, as coach Billy Donovan has been stressing the quick start.
Another poor start, a miraculous comeback and a 4-3 overtime loss offered little clarity about whether the Blackhawks can succeed this season.
The game was a defensive battle and the Griffins came out on top for a 12-10 victory, their 17th consecutive win against Lockport.
Fans on Friday said the atmosphere at Wintrust Arena will be enough to steer the team to a WNBA finals victory. Playing against the Phoenix Mercury, it was the first home game for the team in over a week.