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AAU Unmasked: The Seasons of Youth Basketball | Schea Cotton | TEDxUCSD
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Added Jul 18, 2016
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In this TED talk, Cotton shares his experience in the AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) and rise to fame only being 12 years old. Also known as the “Manchild” he breaks the framework of media reports, finally telling his OWN story.

Schea Cotton was an American former professional basketball player. He played basketball professionally for 10 years, playing in 7 countries and numerous U.S leagues. His career tok him overseas to France, the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, and Mexico. After retiring, he became a basketball trainer with his own academy

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