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OTL: 'No Place To Go But Up'

Originally Published: May 1, 2009
By Jemele Hill

DETROIT -- This is the story that convinces me Dave Bing can save this city:

In 1971, entering his sixth season in the NBA, Bing was hit in the face in a preseason game against the Lakers. He was told he had a detached retina and his basketball career was over.

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