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Old 03-05-2013, 06:22 PM   #48
Rake2204
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Default Re: I didnt make my High School Basketball Team?

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Originally Posted by TSFP
I always enjoyed AAU a lot more
It seems a little more accessible nowadays. In contrast, when I played AAU, near the beginning of the millennium, I was not much of a fan. I mean, I'm glad I did it, but the tryouts and practices were torturous, a lot of the coaches seemed really sketchy, no one came to your games, no one cared about the results, and the squads were all built like regional all-star teams so my role was not what it was when I'd go back to my school and play.

I look back now and I'm glad I opted to play AAU ball, and I know it helped my game, but it wasn't very pleasant to me at the time.
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