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Hoops for Peace Chicago...

DATE: December 9th and 10th LOCATION: Collins Academy High School 1313 S. Sacramento Dr. Chicago, IL 60623

For former Marshall coach, basketball helps reassemble a shattered life

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Shawn Harrington and Patrick Beverley have a West Side upbringing and Marshall High School basketball in common, along with a belief that ferocity trumps finesse in the game they love.

Beverley, cornerback-quick and linebacker-strong at 6-foot-1 and 185 pounds, has been proving the point in the NBA playoffs, the hard-edged leader of the Rockets' success in negating the triple-double firepower of the Thunder's Russell Westbrook.

Basketball in the Barrio set for 31st year - Mini Dribblers

The camp has always been affiliated with Athletes United for Peace, a national non-profit organization that is in Berkeley, Calif., Chicago, El Paso and New York City and the UN. Steve Yellen, a former UTEP player and now a financial adviser, is the president of the organization.

"Bradburd is a dribbling master who has worked individually with NBA players and conducted ball handling clinics around the world. He and Yellen have kept the Mini-Dribblers as part of a staple in the El Paso and Las Cruces youth athletic scene."