Tomball High School head basketball coach Brad Ball joined Tomball High School alumnus and NBA Chicago Bulls player Jimmy Butler at a Tomball High School pep rally, where the Cougars retired his basketball jersey. Butler graduated from Tomball High School in 2007. During his visit, he enjoyed reuniting with several friends, former teachers, and Coach Ball. He addressed the crowd and encouraged the students to work hard to achieve their dreams. He also said he is proud to be from Tomball, Texas, and he owes so much to the fans and all of those at Tomball High School for their support.