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Wendell Carter Is A Man Of Substance

Check out this read on Duke’s young star

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High School Basketball: McDonald's All-American Portraits
Mar 26, 2017; Chicago, IL, USA; McDonalds High School All-American forward Wendell Carter Jr. (34) poses for a photo during the 2017 McDonalds All American Game Portrait Day at Chicago Marriott. 
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Yes, Wendell Carter is likely to be one-and-done, but like fellow big man Mohamed Bamba, he’s a serious student who is passionate about education.

Here’s a great read from SI on both guys and how their passion for learning has driven them to this point - and where it might take them beyond basketball. Here’s the best comment from Carter:

“There were plenty of late nights and early mornings of studying for quizzes and writing papers, but I balanced everything pretty well. Not procrastinating is really the key. I learned that at a pretty early age, and it’s going to be an important skill for me going forward in life.”

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