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There are the enthusiasts, able to incessantly discuss the scoring trends of every player on each college team. There are the spectators, satisfied with absorbing the sheer entertainment of larger-than-life athletes soaring into the sky, kissing a basketball off the backboard and swishing it through the net. And there are the court-game innocents, who only know the word ‘baller’ as a term rap artists often refer to.
Regardless, all tiers of interest sometimes share a similar misconception that sees players as just icons

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