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Rising Basketball Star has NBA Dreams - Source Connection news papers

Posted on Sep 19,2017
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Anthony Saunders, 11, at the Future Phenom Camp where he made the Top 20 All-Star Team and was selected as a Top 5 future prospect.

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By Steve Hibbard

SPRINGFIELD - Anthony Saunders, 11, of the Kingstowne neighborhood near Springfield has big NBA dreams. He wants to follow in the footsteps of his basketball heroes - LeBron James, Kevin Durant, or Dwayne Wade — and maybe play for one of his favorite teams: the Miami Heat or the Golden State Warriors.

The family's townhouse basement is crammed with 18 trophies and 20 medals from all of Anthony's many tournaments and camps. He started receiving awards when he was 6. At the rate he's going, the sixth-grader at Anthony T. Lane Elementary School is on track to making his dream come true.

"He wants to be an NBA player," said his dad Kareem, who coaches Team Durant in Seat Pleasant, Md.

This summer alone, Anthony took part in a slew of basketball camps where he excelled.

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