(TRAILER) The Heartbreaking Story of 7-Year Old AAU Basketball Star Clif Cliff Adele
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When you think about the best AAU teams ever, you probably think of team like the 1994 New Jersey Patterson team with Kobe Bryant, Vince Carter and Tim Thomas or the 2002 Oakland Soldiers with LeBron James, Leon Powe and Kendrick Perkins. But one of the most interesting AAU stories ever also happened the same year LeBron and Perkins first teamed up.
In 2002, a 6’10 7-year old import from Devil’s Nut named Clif Cliff Adele joined a under seven AAU team, which also featured current NBA player Gary Harris, and set the sports world on fire. The story has never been told before until now.
Here’s a teaser for the heartbreaking story which can be found on go90 app.
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