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Monday / January 30.
  • Long Road Back for Bobby Hurley

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    NEW YORK — Naofall Folahan is a 6-foot-10 basketball player from the African nation of Benin who before last summer had never heard of Bobby Hurley.

    Folahan’s first introduction to Hurley, the former St. Anthony High School and Duke University point guard, came through the video game system Wii.

    While in Baltimore with the Cecil Kirk AAU program, Folahan took an early-90s incarnation of Duke in the Wii game and beat Mouphtaou Yarou, his AAU teammate and now a rising sophomore at Villanova.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.