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AAU Player From Durham Drowns At Myrtle Beach

One of the saddest basketball stories we've heard in a while.

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We're truly, deeply sorry to hear this: an AAU player from Durham drowned at Myrtle Beach

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Dorrion Smith was apparently pulled out to sea. People tried to rescue him but weren't able to.

He was just 15.

Smith was with the Triangle Thunder Boyz AAU team. They've set up a GoFundMe page to help his family pay for the funeral. You can see his picture there - he's a sweet looking kid.

So far folks have raised nearly $4,000. It'd be great if anyone could help them out. It's bound to be a really tough time for the family and any kindness extended to them would be a lovely thing to do.