Michael Osborne



One of the most pleasant surprises at this month’s Adidas 3SSB Championships in South Carolina, Darrion Baker spent his time at the event proving that he might be a touch under-recruited. The 6-foot-8 forward flashed high-major athleticism and the ability to guard most positions on the floor, while also showcasing a versatile skill set that should translate to the next level.

Osborne is a point guard from Proviso East that does a nice job of running the show at the point. He finds his spots to score as he isn’t a ball dominant lead guard. Osborne connects on pull up threes and a scoop shots. He’s a Diamond in the rough.

Impact Basketball: Elite Moves Camp

By James Foster | November 7, 2022

IMPACT ELITE MOVE CAMP Why be good when you can be Great! This camp is for high intermediate players and above players that want to improve their game, for grade 5th -12th , girls and boys Crossover Dribble. The crossover involves bouncing the basketball in front of you from one hand to the other. Through…

A hoops program for W. Siders looks to Europe as a guide

By James Foster | May 21, 2018

Article in Austin Weekly News February 17, 2016 By Michael Romain Editor I grew up in North Lawndale. I was a statistic. “said James Foster, 59, and a head coach with IMPACT (short for Individuals Making Positive Alternative Choices Together ) basketball. The organization comprises a series of AAU (short for Amateur Athletic Union) and…

Just One Adult

By James Foster | May 15, 2018

Article from Community Works – Success of all Youth – March 21, 2018 By CASSANDRA WEST Contributing Reporter Teacher, coach or neighbor, kids who connect find stronger path All kids need just one person who wants to find out what their dream is in life and then help them get there. Frances Kraft remembers hearing that sentence…

Impact Basketball Launches New and Improved Website

By James Foster | May 15, 2018

Basketball can help your boys and girls promote confidence and excellence both on the court and in the classroom. Confidence and excellence are skills that provide improved maturity & discipline as well as promote leadership skills that will last a lifetime. Basketball Teams are available in Spring/Summer and Fall Sessions. Throughout the year we offer…

Michael Osbourne of Proviso East High School

By James Foster | April 14, 2018

An Impact Player in the Spotlight!

Isaiah Fuller at Oak Park River Forest High School

By James Foster | April 14, 2018

Gabe Levin at Long Beach University

By James Foster | April 14, 2018

Jordan Foster at Western Illinois

By James Foster | April 14, 2018

Making a Difference, Winning Western’s First Conference Championship in History

Jordan Foster Lead Seton Academy High School

By James Foster | April 14, 2018