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Reebok Breakout Challenge preview

Updated: July 5, 2011, 10:33 AM ET
By Dave Telep, ESPN Recruiting
Tip of the cap to Reebok for its inaugural Breakout Challenge, which replaces the Reebok All-American Camp. Reebok isn't funding travel teams the way it used to, but the organization committed resources for a camp designed to give nearly 100 under-the-radar players a chance to further their reputation. With the backing of John Wall, a one-time breakout camper and current Reebok pitchman, Reebok's invading Philadelphia University this week and providing selected prospects a chance to shine on the circuit.

Mission: searching for under-the-radar guys

The Reebok Breakout challenge isn't a gathering place for McDonald's All-Americans, it is a place where Division I players worthy of playing in a camp setting in front of college coaches are afforded an opportunity to further their basketball abilities. If one breaks out, then so be it but the Challenge is more about opportunity than showcasing superstars.

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