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Young had offer from NBA's Kings

Updated: November 19, 2004, 4:54 PM ET
Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Chris Young never expected to have to chose again between baseball and basketball. The Texas Rangers helped make it an easy decision for the 6-foot-10 pitcher.

Young, approached recently by the Sacramento Kings about playing in the NBA, got a new three-year, $1.5 million contract Friday from the Rangers. The deal includes a team option for 2008.

The 25-year-old right-hander was traded from Montreal to the Rangers at the end of spring training, and made his ...

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