Dailey's legacy more than controversy

Former USF star and Bulls guard dedicated himself to helping others after rough start

Updated: November 16, 2010, 12:15 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

Some of the stories managed to squeeze it all into the first paragraph: talent and turmoil, substance abuse and sexual assault, the downfall of a college basketball program pinned to him.

The obits of course were not what Quintin Dailey's family and friends wanted to read after the former No. 1 pick of the Chicago Bulls died unexpectedly last week at 49.

He was marked for life, and to a large extent, Dailey accepted that, say those who loved him. What he would not accept, however, ...

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