Attack Athletics

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Attack Athletics is a 60,000-square-foot (5,600 m2) training center that includes four NBA regulation courts,[1] and a 1,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Chicago, Illinois. It is owned by Michael Jordan's personal trainer, Tim Grover. The facility was designed by Cornerstone Architects Ltd. in Itasca, Illinois.

Attack Athletics serves as the off-season training facility to NBA players, including Dwyane Wade, Devin Harris, Gilbert Arenas, Will Bynum, Juwan Howard, Michael Finley, Jermaine O'Neal, and many others. Former Attack Athletics' clients include Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Charles Barkley, and Hakeem Olajuwon.[2] Owner and CEO Tim Grover first started as Michael Jordan's personal trainer in 1989, and continued to do so for the remainder of his career.[3] Grover has built an impressive resume of injury prevention and rehabitilitation, most notably his work with Dwyane Wade after surgeries on his shoulder and knee in 2007.[4] Players including Gilbert Arenas, Shaun Livingston, Tracy McGrady, Darius Miles, and Jermaine O'Neal have all worked with Grover to rehabilitate and regain strength and explosiveness following knee surgeries.

The Attack Athletics facility was the home of the PBL's Chicago Throwbacks basketball team. It was also the location where President Barack Obama played on Election Day.[5]


Coordinates: 41°52′25″N 87°41′33″W / 41.8736111°N 87.6925°W / 41.8736111; -87.6925