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How an NCAA Superstar Quit Basketball After Playing a High Schooler Who Would Become a Legend

How an NCAA Superstar Quit Basketball After Playing a High Schooler Who Would Become a Legend August 1, 2018

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    B.H. Born seemed destined for a long career in the NBA. But after his decorated college career, he played a one-on-one game with a future NBA legend who was still in high school at the time. And that changed everything.

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    B.H. Born was born in Osawatomie, Kansas, before moving to Medicine Lodge, where he made a name for himself as one of the best high school basketball players in the country. “I lived right across the street from the gym and I went to the Methodist church, which was right by the school,” Born said of his early days. “I had a job at the store, which was half a block from my house. My scope wasn’t too wide for quite a while.”