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Tantor Media - Boys Among Men — Short Synopsis The definitive, never-before-told story of the prep-to-pro generation, those basketball prodigies who from 1995 to 2005 made the jump directly from high school to the NBA.

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Bernard James, Reporting for Duty — Bernard James refused to bend to his mother's plea. "I'm not going," he said. "It's not going to happen." He told her that he wouldn't be attending his commencement at Florida State University in April. He'd walked enough stages during his six-year stint in the Air Force.

Monta Ellis Is Probably Shooting Right Now — Before Monta there was Antwain. And any opponent brave enough to slash into the lane of Lanier High's defense had to contend with Antwain Ellis. With his long reach and feline instincts, the 6-foot-8 power forward made a habit of spiking basketballs out of the paint.

The Best Sellers: Filed Under Sports — The best-selling sports books in March 2016, according to the New York Times best-seller list. 1. THE BOYS IN THE BOAT by Daniel James Brown (Penguin). A group of American rowers pursues gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games. 3. UNBROKEN by Laura Hillenbrand (Random House).

Author Jonathan Abrams on the Prep-to-Pro Generation and the Legendary ’96 NBA Draft — Jonathan Abrams's new book, Boys Among Men, look at an era when high schoolers were able to make the jump straight to the NBA. Some-like Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tracy McGrady, and LeBron James-made it, and were able to carve out successful Hall of Fame-caliber careers.
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RT @marclamonthill: Just finished @Jpdabrams' wonderful book, "Boys Among Men." Hoops fans should definitely read it.

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