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Brooklyn school receives assist

Current and former athletes help the Trey Whitfield School with contributions, time

Updated: December 14, 2010, 1:20 PM ET
By Matt Ehalt | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

Curiosity drew Sam Jones to the Trey Whitfield School. The Hall of Famer and former Boston Celtic great had heard wondrous tales about what goes on inside the walls of the Brooklyn school that was co-founded by his friend A.B. Whitfield and had constantly received invitations to pay a visit.

For years, he could never find the time.

When Jones finally visited the school a few years back to attend a dinner, he was quite glad he did.

"Once I got there, I was so impressed ...

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