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Old 02-12-2012, 03:38 PM   #7
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Default Re: Kobe shunned by several teams in 1996 Draft (NYPost article)

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“Your skill level is off the charts. Your athleticism is exceptional. And your energy and enthusiasm are remarkable,” they gushed. “But we can’t draft you.”

Huh? What! Why not?

“Because people out here won’t think we’re serious if we draft a high school kid at No. 7.”



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