Analyzing Drew Lawson's Knowledge Of Sports

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Drew Lawson is a basketball player in Harlem with big-money dreams. He's not about gangs or running the streets. Just ball, and he hopes he has more to him than those lost to the streets, enough to carry him to a Division I university and on to the NBA. He just has to live up to his ability. But always, just below the surface, is Drew's awareness of the stoops and street corners where people fall behind on their games an lose interest in the score. Drew has a strong family, including a smart, pretty, sassy sister to keep I'm focused. Drew knows who he is, and he's intent on not blowing his chances. The author's knowledge of basketball show in the expertly realized game in any good sports novel, more is going on than the sports: life is the
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