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Recruiting pressure forces Delle Donne to take hiatus

Originally Published: July 6, 2007
By Glenn Nelson | HoopGurlz.com

The No. 1 high-school player in the country spent Thursday at Meadowood School, an elementary school for disabled kids in Wilmington, Del. No one at Meadowood had any idea that she played basketball. Shoot, no one even commented on the 6-foot-4 Ursuline Academy star's height.

"In fact, one little girl probably asked my name about 15 different times," Elena Delle Donne said. "It was great."

All that stuff -- the recognition, the expectations, the scrutiny -- had gotten to be ...

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