Chicago's top sports acquisitions of the past 10 years

Michael Jordan and Derrick Rose were drafted by the Bulls, but not all great Chicago players started their careers here. Take Pau Gasol, who could be one of the missing pieces in the Bulls' next championship puzzle; they signed him as a free agent this offseason.

Not all great sports traditions originated in Chicago, either. But the city has acquired major talent and big events the past 10 years—another city's loss is Chicago's gain. Whatever the outcomes, these additions made waves.

--By Laura Depta, for RedEye
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