Rare Photos of Chris Bosh
After struggling for years with the Raptors, Chris Bosh is playing in his second straight NBA Finals as a member of the Heat. But before Bosh became a part of Miami's Big Three, he was just an aspiring baller in Texas. Here's a look back at some rarely seen photos of Bosh, starting with him in the school library at Georgia Tech.
Bosh poses for media availability portraits after getting drafted by the Raptors.
Chris and Noel Bosh
Noel Bosh poses with his son after the Raptors chose Chris with the fourth overall pick in the NBA draft.
Rafer Alston, Donyell Marshall, Chris Bosh and Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake holds up a personalized Raptors' jersey as he poses for a photo with Rafer Alston, Donyell Marshall and Bosh while visiting with a group of eighth graders in Toronto.
Bosh checks out footwear at the Converse NBA All-Star press conference in Denver.
Ric Wilson, Julius Erving, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh
Bosh poses with Ric Wilson, Julius Erving and Dwyane Wade at the Converse NBA All-Star Press Conference in Denver.
LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade pose with Bosh during a SI photo shoot in Bosh's hometown of Houston.
Bosh poses with Anthony Parker (18), Andrea Bargnani (7), Pape Sow (9), Rasho Nesterovic (12), Uros Slokar (10), Jorge Garbajosa (15), and Jose Calderon (8) before a preseason game against the Celtics.
Morris Peterson and Chris Bosh
Morris Peterson jokes around with Bosh during team photos in Toronto.
Bosh throws the ceremonial first pitch before the Blue Jays game against the Royals.
Chris Bosh and Chris Paul
Bosh and Chris Paul attend the 2K Sports Motion Capture Shoot at Rucker Park in Harlem.
Bosh walks in Rome's Campidoglio City Hall Square during the Raptors' visit to Rome.
Bosh gets back to his Texas roots during a SI photo shoot.
Bosh goes sight seeing at The Great Wall during the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics.
Bosh, holding a handful of ballots, makes his pitch for a spot in the all-star game.
Bosh (and his dry cleaning) arrives at his home in DeSoto, Texas.
Bosh spends time with a sick child while visiting a Toronto hospital.
Bosh is a hit among kids at the Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Pledge to Be a S.T.A.R. Summer Camp in Addison, Texas.
Bosh works out at the DeSoto High School track in DeSoto, Texas before the 2008-09 season.
Chris Bosh and Kevin Garnett
Bosh and Kevin Garnett walk to the East All-Stars Practice on center court during All-Star Weekend.
Bosh poses for a portrait during the 2010 All-Star Weekend.
Chris Bosh and Adrian Williams
Chris Bosh and his date, Adrian Williams, attend the NBA Draft Week kick off party in New York City.
Adrienne and Chris Bosh
Adrienne and Chris Bosh attend a Casino Night party in Miami during an offday in March 2012.
Chris Bosh and Carmelo Anthony
Bosh shoots a fadeaway over Carmelo Anthony during the first round of the 2012 Playoffs. Miami eliminated New York in five games.
Chris and Jackson Bosh
Chris Bosh holds his new son, Jackson, at a hospital in Miami. Bosh flew to south Florida for the birth of his son but made it back to New York for Game 3 of the Heat-Knicks first-round series.
Bosh holds the Eastern Conference Trophy after the Heat eliminated the Celtics on Saturday. Bosh missed the first four games of the series but sparked Miami off the bench in Game 7 with 19 points and eight rebounds.