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July 5, 2020

Emoni Bates joins a long list as “The Best Prospect Since LeBron”

Alex Weber 3:00pm July 5, 2020 7/5/20

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With supposed 2022 superstar Emoni Bates sort of saying he’ll play for Michigan State if/when he saddles up for college basketball, SLAM Magazine jumped all over another opportunity to promote one of basketball’s young flames. Bates recently won the Gatorade Player of the Year award given to the best men’s high school basketball player in…

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August 20, 2019

Avenatti claims Nike started courting Emoni Bates in middle school

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00am August 20, 2019 8/20/19

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Michael Avenatti’s War on Nike was back in the news yesterday as new texts suggest the shoe company started courting Emoni Bates when he was only 13 years old. Last week, Yahoo Sports released a series of texts between Nike EYBL executives from February 2017 discussing deals for three players: Zion Williamson, Romeo Langford, and…

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May 11, 2019

Remember the name Emoni Bates

Nick Roush 10:00pm May 11, 2019 5/11/19

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Saturday night the eyes of the basketball world were on a 15U Nike EYBL game. The prep circuit circus wasn’t there for the next Ball brother. All of the commotion was for Bronny James and Emoni Bates. With security guards controlling the crowd completely around the court, the next great basketball phenom scored 43 points…

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