Earnest Killum Jr.: Still shining

Earnest Killum Jr. never thrilled NBA crowds. He had a higher calling to inspire classmates at Lynwood (Lynwood, Calif.) and countless others from Watts neighborhood.

Originally Published: August 20, 2010
By Ronnie Flores | ESPNHS

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In conjunction with the Boost Mobile Elite 24 on Aug. 28, ESPNHS is profiling California's 24 greatest streetball players. Some went on to become NBA stars, some were high school stars and pro flameouts, while others were beset by unlucky breaks or tragedy. The countdown continues with No. 6 on our list, 1990 Lynwood (Lynwood, Calif.) graduate Earnest Killum Jr.

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