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Resource ID: #17787
Subject: Crime
Source: ESPN Magazine
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One of former President Clinton's pardon's on his last day of office went to Derrick Curry, an aspiring pro basketball player from Kansas was convicted of conspiracy to distribute crack in the late 1980s. Curry was playing Division II basketball at Prince George Community College hoping to make the transition to the NBA or the ABA when he got caught up in an investigation of a county-wide drug ring. ESPN the Magazine's Chad Millman looks at how Curry endured the prime years of his basketball career in prison and how he's now trying to teach younger players the lessons he learned early on in life.

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