Kings' Wenyen Gabriel making family proud in road from war-torn Sudan to NBA


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Kings forward Wenyen Gabriel is one of 25 active NBA players who attended the University of Kentucky, but his journey to the league is far from common. "I'm 100 percent pure-bred, South Sudanese and I take pride in that." Gabriel emigrated to Egypt when he was just a year old to escape a brutal civil war, before eventually getting to the U.S. as a refugee through the United Nations.

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