June 13, 2012

K-State offers lanky forward

People love comparisons. This player is "like so and so." That player is "in the mold of some other guy." When AAU coaches get involved, parallels are often drawn with bold strokes and neon-shaded marker. High school players are likened to NBA all-stars in a mostly futile attempt to attract more recruiting attention. Exaggeration is part of the business.

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