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A final shot for Orlando Sanchez

Updated: February 26, 2013, 2:21 PM ET
By Dana O'Neil | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- He was playing pickup basketball in his native Dominican Republic, the equivalent of a playground game, the first time someone suggested that Orlando Sanchez might have a future in basketball.

He shrugged it off. He had more important things to think about than a game. Namely his grandmother -- the woman who raised him when his parents couldn't, who spent essentially her husband's life savings to care for him and now was all but broke. He had to work, to save money ...

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