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NBA star, Hamilton graduate takes first shot on Running Rebel’s new court

As reported on wisn.com, written by Kathy Mykleby

Kevon Looney, who plays for the Golden State Warriors, was humbled Friday to take the first shot on a new court that was only a dream when he was just a little kid.

“They always talked about the Running Rebels getting a gym. For it to finally happen and for me to be the first to shoot on it — it’s crazy,” Looney said.

Way before Looney wowed the crowds at Milwaukee Hamilton, caught the eyes of the pros early in his UCLA days and signed with the Warriors, he played on a Running Rebels team, starting in second-grade.

“Milwaukee is a a rough place to grow up. Running Rebels is an escape to become a better person,” Looney said.

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By | 2018-01-17T20:26:28+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Kevon Looney, Milwaukee|0 Comments