This is a really interesting article written by Jay Bilas of ESPN.  This is a great kick starter for the beginning of the AAU season.
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“Toughness” – Jay Bilas – ESPN .com
I have heard the word “toughness” thrown around a lot lately. Reporters on television, radio and in print have opined about a team or player’s “toughness” or quoted a coach talking about his team having to be “tougher” to win.

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