For Haiti's NBA dreamers, someone to look up to




Port-au-Prince (AFP) - At the edge of the court, in a steamy Port-au-Prince gym, dozens of young players crowd the standout silhouette of Skal Labissiere. This towering 21-year-old Haitian survived a major earthquake to then leave for the United States, and played in college before going pro in style. The young men who have turned out at the gym in the capital of poorest nation of the Americas can hardly imagine a National Basketball Association career -- or making more than one million dollars a year.

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