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Title or money? The give-and-take of one-and-done in hoops

BY EDDIE PELLS GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The teenager who plays hoops for a year in college and then leaves for the NBA used to be part novelty, part nuisance. These days, it’s as common as a 3-pointer and as acceptable as your office bracket pool. Once the domain of Kentucky, Duke and few other select schools, the so-called one-and-dones now come from all over the country. The run on freshmen in the 2017 NBA draft has the potential to go a dozen deep before an upperclassmen’s name is called. They’ll come from Tobacco Road at Duke and the...

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