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Former Deerfield and Clemson basketball star Andre Young hoped the NBA would work out after college, but when it didn’t, he sought to prove his worth by playing — and starring — overseas. He did just that in his rookie season with the Den Bosch EiffelTowers of the Dutch Basketball League, earning MVP honors and leading his team to the regular-season championship. Young will now take his game to the Ukrainian Basketball SuperLeague — the top league in the country — to continue his blossoming pro hoops career. (Photos courtesy of Andre Young)

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'Chipping away'

Former Deerfield and Clemson star Andre Young wrapped up his rookie season of pro ball in Holland in May as the MVP of the Dutch Basketball League, and now he’s taking a huge step up by signing a contract to play in the Ukrainian Basketball SuperLeague — all the while hoping a shot with an NBA team is just around the corner.

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