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Lance Stephenson's recruitment further illustrates why NBA's age rule must go

Originally Published: June 22, 2009
By Pat Forde | ESPN.com

According to Rucker Park lore, Lance Stephenson got his nickname from a courtside announcer at the famed Harlem playground.

After seeing Stephenson precociously hold his own early in his high school career against college and pro players, the announcer christened him "Born Ready."

That moniker became tattooed on Stephenson's biceps and attached to an online reality series starring the Coney Island product. But it has since proven ironic.

Under current NBA draft rules, even ...

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