My favorite basketball players/stars

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Michael Jordan
Michael Jeffrey Jordan was born in Brookyln, New York on February 17, 1963. He was the fourth of five children born to James and Deloris. James Jordan was a mechanic and Deloris Jordan was a bank teller. Soon after Michael's birth, James and Deloris felt that the streets of Brooklyn were unsafe to raise a family, so they moved the family to Wilmington, North Carolina...
 
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Chris Paul
He is one of the, if not the best point guard in the league, with an ideal combination of quickness and agility. Combined with this excellent basketball I.Q. he is a dominant floor leader and has managed to make the hornets into a perennial playoff team. He averaged 24.1 points a game and an NBA best 11.3 assists a game in the 2007-2008 season...
 
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Allen Iverson
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One of the most controversial Basketball players of all time, Allen Iverson is one of the most loved and hated figures in Basketball. Born Allen Ezail Iverson in Hampton, Virginia, he grew up very poor to a struggling mother and a father who deserted him. Growing up, he was very athletic, playing football and basketball throughout most of his education prior to college...
 
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Shaquille O'Neal
Shaquille O'Neal is regarded as one of the most dominant athletes and arguably the most gregarious personality in sports history. He wrote an autobiography (Shaq Talks Back), preserves an online presence for his fan base and produced a number of albums (Biological Didn't Bother, Shaq-Fu: Da Return, etc.)...
 
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Glen Rice
A 6-8 forward who is one of the top shooters in basketball, Rice left the Wolverines as the leading scorer in Big Ten history with 2,442 points. A member of the The Sporting News All-America Second Team as a senior, he powered Michigan to the NCAA Championship in 1989 with a string of performances that ranked among the best in NCAA Tournament history...
 
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Gary Payton
Gary Payton played his high school basketball at Skyline High School in Oakland, California before attending Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon. Throughout his four-year career at OSU, he became one of the most decorated basketball players in OSU history. During his senior year, Payton was featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine as the nation's best player in 1990...
 
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