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The Godfather of D.C. Basketball was Also a Cocaine Kingpin

Curtis Malone ran one of the best basketball programs in the country, but he also had a side gig selling cocaine and heroin.
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The World's Best Middle School Basketball Player is Toronto's Elijah Fisher

The 14-year-old hoops phenom headlines the class of 2023 and wants to be the greatest Canadian basketball player since Steve Nash.
Blake Murphy
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Cole Anthony Wants to Revolutionize Basketball (And Play Zelda)

The son of former NBA player Greg Anthony has limitless talent, uncommon privilege, and an 8 p.m. bedtime. Those are just some of the reasons why he's the best high school point guard in the country.
Michael Pina

LaVar Ball's AAU Team Got Trounced by 52 Points Yesterday

Maybe that'll shut him up for a second.
Liam Daniel Pierce
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Meet Boo, The Adorable Five-Year-Old AAU Basketball Ref

No one on a basketball court gets less love than the ref. "Boo" Bellaphant-Brown, a five-year-old with a passion for refereeing, is working on changing that.
Steve McPherson

Coming of Age: The 7'5" Center with Two Nations on His Back

In this VICE Sports exclusive, we follow Sim through his journey and get a sense of the pressure that rests on his enormous shoulders.​
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Xavier Rathan-Mayes Is Ready, Are You?

A lost year for college basketball prospect Xavier Rathan-Mayes is in the rearview mirror and he's ready to light it up for FSU this season.
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Coming of Age: Andrew Wiggins and Canada's Best AAU Team (Trailer)

A behind the scenes, intimate look at Canada's best AAU team, featuring then-top college recruits in Andrew Wiggins, Tyler Ennis, Anthony Bennett, and Xavier Rathan-Mayes.
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