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D.C. Assault GM says the arrest of AAU team's co-founder won't jeopardize its future
D.C. Assault GM says the arrest of AAU team's co-founder won't jeopardize its future

The longtime general manager of D.C. Assault says he expects the Washington-based AAU basketball program to take “a PR [public relations] hit” after its co-founder was arrested on federal charges of drug trafficking, but he doesn’t believe it will jeopardize the organization’s future. Damon Handon, who has been with D.C. Assault since it was founded in 1993, said that while Curtis Malone has remained as president, "he has not been involved in the day-to-day operation of the program for about five years." Despite the program cutting ties with Malone after his arrest, he is still considered by many to be the face of the organization and his...

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