Canadians take over NYC at Elite 24
When Ro Russell first started taking his Grassroots Canada squad to the U.S. for AAU tournaments back in 1992, it wasn't exactly first class.
Operating on a shoestring budget, Russell would have to save most his money for tourney entry fees. So he packed the kids and their generic reversible jerseys into a couple of minivans and put at least four to a room at a discount motel.
When people found out the team came from Canada, there would be plenty of puzzled looks and ...
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