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LeBron James is an 'unprecedented phenomenon'

Originally Published: March 8, 2002
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

The NCAA manual is 466 pages long and has the heft of a big-city phonebook. It is dense, convoluted and chock full with hundreds of infractions -- many of which seem irrelevant -- that will compromise a college athlete's eligibility.

There are few rules, however, for high school athletes like LeBron James, who by most accounts will have no need for the NCAA or its rules.

The 6-foot-7 junior, a dazzling guard for St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio, is expected ...

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