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A Good RJ Barrett Read

Some stuff here you may not have heard and more praise for his willingness to work

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2018 McDonald's All American Game
ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 28: RJ Barrett #6 of Montverde Academy reacts during the 2018 McDonald’s All American Game at Philips Arena on March 28, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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We won’t know for a while yet just how the incoming freshmen will pan out but there is near universal admiration for RJ Barrett’s competitive drive and his willingness to work.

Here’s a pretty cool piece about Barrett and also how Canadian basketball has advanced with Barrett as the latest prodigy.

There’s also some stuff in here about him that you may not have heard.

We’ve talked before about how much we admired the way Michael Kidd-Gilchrist played as a freshman at Kentucky and what a profound leader he was for that team. We think Barrett may bring something like that to Duke.

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