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Brandon Jennings to Europe!

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An update on top high school basketball player Brandon Jennings, who was committed to Arizona but now... will go across the Atlantic. Brandon Jennings will be a trailblazer, whether good or bad.

Adam Zagoria wonders if other top players (Lance Stephenson, perhaps) will follow suit in a year's time and go to Europe instead of playing on a college campus. And of course, it will be interesting to see:

+ What level of team Jennings latches onto;
+ How much playing time he gets;
+ How well he does, statistically and culturally;
+ What kind of exposure he gets stateside;
+ What his draft position is (I'm sure he doesn't intend to play in Europe for a long time);
+ Whether he understands the rookie hazing in Spain or Russia or France.

Maybe he can pull a Chris Kaman or Becky Hammon*, get dual citizenship, and play for another country in London's 2012 Olympics.

*Video links for Becky Hammon interviews here and here.