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  1. Former Marquette star Vander Blue has been on eight teams in one ...

    Eli Saslow

    In ESPN The Magazine's Transactions Issue, Eli Saslow writes that Vander Blue left Marquette early to pursue his professional basketball dreams. He never thought that the dream might mean nine stints with eight teams on three continents in one year.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2014
  2. How LeBron James' life changed in fourth grade - ESPN The Magazin...

    Eli Saslow

    In ESPN The Magazine's NBA Preview Issue, Eli Saslow tells the story of LeBron James the fourth grader, before basketball came into his life.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2013
  3. Louisville PG Peyton Siva returns for senior season to lead Cardi...

    Eli Saslow

    In ESPN The Magazine's Collge Basketball preview, Eli Saslow writes about Peyton Siva, the standout Louisville PG who decided to clean up the world of trouble in which he was raised.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2012
  4. NCB - Rumeal Robinson's journey from Michigan star to incarcerati...

    Eli Saslow

    In ESPN The Magazine's Choke Issue, Eli Saslow explores Rumeal Robinson's title-winning shot, multimillion-dollar NBA contract and how he was the pride of the mother who once saved him -- until his gratitude gave way to criminal greed.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2012
  5. Friday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Eli Saslow: "Sam Ashaolu had spent more than six years working toward a basketball career at a Division I college. Two high schools. Two prep schools. Two community colleges. He journeyed everywhere it seemed, from Toronto, to Florida, to North ...

    Blog | September 22, 2006
  6. Importing Nigerian Players to USA "Like a Slave Trade"

    Henry Abbott

    Eli Saslow of the Washington Post concludes his excellent series on basketball players leaving Nigeria for the USA today. He profiles Joe Smith (not that Joe Smith), whose has made a six-figure nest egg in dicey businesses like importing diamonds fro...

    Blog | January 31, 2006
  7. Americans Recruiting in Nigeria

    Henry Abbott

    Eli Saslow of the Washington Post has a great series going on about recruiting basketball players from Africa. Today there's an article about one assistant coach's trip to Nigeria. He made his assessment seconds after the camp's opening whistle, havi...

    Blog | January 30, 2006