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Long road for Baltimore native Malcolm Delaney finally leads him to NBA with Hawks

Long road for Baltimore native Malcolm Delaney finally leads him to NBA with Hawks

Everybody is on some kind of journey these days. It's a catch-all metaphor with new-age implications that can be applied to almost any set of circumstances that lead from one point in life to another.

For 27-year-old Atlanta Hawks rookie Malcolm Delaney, however, the decade-long quest that took him from Towson Catholic High to the fulfillment of his lifelong dream of playing in the NBA was a journey in the most literal sense of the word.

It took him to Virginia Tech, of course, where he was a two-time first-team All-ACC selection with NBA potential. It took him to France when it became apparent he wasn't going to be selected in the 2011 draft. It took him to Germany, Ukraine...

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