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Kendall Marshall's rise to basketball prominence began at an early age

Kendall Marshall was the kid nicknamed “Butter” for how smoothly he spread the ball around to his teammates. And Marshall was the kid who had been named in June of 2002 the No. 1 fifth grader in the country. There was no doubt he could play. But was an 11-year-old, 5-foot-1, 90-pound sixth grader ready for the rigors of competing against taller, stronger and more experienced varsity players? (Inside NoVa)

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