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HOOPS RECRUITING: Knox Has Two At The Top

Now that the patella tendon that Justin Knox tore when he was a sophomore is completely healed and he can play basketball pain-free, there is a mad rush to check out this 6-9, 220-pounder from Tuscaloosa (AL) Central that plays on the AAU circuit with the Birmingham Raptors. Listed at three stars by Scout.com, his ranking is on the rise after a superb summer at camps and in AAU tournaments.

(See Justin Knox profile) "He tore his patella tendon when he was a sophomore and we brought him along really slow," said Coach Robert Watson, entering his fifth season as Central's head basketball coach. "We didn't want to take a chance of re-injuring his knee so we made sure we took our time so that when he got back he was stronger than he's ever been." That meant being eased back into a full...

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