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Royal Ivey: 'The sky is not the limit'

76ers guard comes home to Hollis, Queens, to inspire community to dream big

Updated: August 28, 2012, 9:04 PM ET
By Jared Zwerling | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

Late Saturday afternoon at Hollis Playground in Queens, former New York City high school basketball star Royal Ivey took to the mic to address those in attendance at the final day of the Royal Skills Clinic, his basketball and life skills camp for kids.

Ivey could muster only a couple of words before falling silent for a few seconds as his emotions got the better of him. Here he was, standing in the old playground behind his middle school, surrounded by people who helped him every ...

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