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AAU Nationals

July 22nd, Charlotte, North Carolina. It’s the final four at the AAU Nationals. The gym is standing room only. Not an empty seat in the house. Everyone is there to see the Memphis team that had dominated the tournament up until this point. They are bigger stronger and more athletic than any other team in the tournament. (That wasn’t caught cheating). And their next game seems to be no different. They are about  to play against a Greensboro team, whom they beat by 20 points just a month earlier.  The game starts and the crowd anticipates the show they are about to see from Memphis, Greensboro gets the ball makes a couple of passes their kids are visually nervous, and then all of sudden their best player who happens to be named (Kobe) stairs down his defender  drains an NBA range three. Then looks into the crowd and screams at the top of his lungs “Lets go m*therf*cka”!! (more…)