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The worst thing that I have ever heard, was this weekend at the AAU tournament at the Capitol Sports Complex in District Heights Maryland, were the discussion of reclassified student/athletes by their parents to make sure they catch up in their basketball progress. This is a mess on behalf of selfish parents in living their dreams through minors and trying to purchase a lottery ticket with no guarantees. How dare you keep your child back...

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Over the past month, I have seen more Washington, DC High School basketball games then I have ever saw in my life. 11 in the Month of February to be exact. From Dematha to Friendly, Gonzaga to my Alma Mater Eastern. This has been a very interesting and shocking experience. The game has changed so much since my days at Eastern High School. AAU Basketball seems to have effected the inner city schools more then some...