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Basketball stars gather for battle of Baltimore pride
Basketball stars gather for battle of Baltimore pride

A black nylon sign hangs over the entrance of St. Frances Academy's gymnasium with a simple, three-word message: "Protect this house." Playing before a packed hometown crowd Tuesday night, that's exactly what Will Barton did. The rookie Portland Trail Blazers swingman led "Baltimore's Best," a makeshift squad featuring NBA role players and high school talents from the Charm City, to a 124-109 win over "Team Armour" — a group comprised of big names like Brandon Jennings, Kemba Walker, DeAndre Jordan and Derrick Williams. "They had a lot of pros on the other team. In fact, their whole team was pros," Barton said as he took...

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