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UCLA dismisses Reeves Nelson

Updated: December 9, 2011, 5:22 PM ET
By Peter Yoon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- UCLA forward Reeves Nelson's enigmatic career at UCLA came to an end Friday when coach Ben Howland dismissed the all-conference player from the basketball team because of continued conduct issues.

Nelson, the team's leading scorer and rebounder last season, has dealt with behavior issues throughout his career at UCLA and they seemed to have gotten worse since this season began. Howland said he delivered the news during a half-hour meeting with Nelson Friday morning.

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