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Two Extremes - It's time to take a step back

If you follow any level of social media as a player/parent, media member, coach or fan you will quickly be exposed to the seemingly only two extremes to describe this generation of athlete.

Extreme 1: Player X is a 5-Star, can't miss D1 prospect that every college coach in the USA has offered, will offer or needs to offer a scholarship to if they have any sense. Player X has several highlight videos of explosive dunks, muscle flexes and pointing to the cameras.

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December Madness??

Once is a fluke, twice perhaps some good luck, by third time it's a trend. What are we talking about? Upsets. So far this year there have been quiet a few eyebrow raising results on the boys side of Palm Beach County high school basketball, teams expected by many to win and win easily, losing early season games. Upsets are normally reserved for college basketball in March not #PBCHOOPS basketball in December.

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