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     March 22, 2018      #73-80 PB1
Eight-year-old Aaliyah Williams, of Rochester, has been invited to show off her ball handling skills during the Harlem Globetrotters game March 30 at the Mayo Civic Center. Andrew Link alink@postbulletin.com

Basketball prodigy holds court

El prodigio del baloncesto tiene cancha

By Matthew Stolle

Aaliyah Williams has got game.

People first became aware of Aaliyah’s prodigious basketball skills when she was 5 years old. She grabbed two basketballs in the driveway one day and began bouncing them around as if nothing could be more natural to her.

Her dad, Eric Williams, was impressed.

“She developed a passion for it from there,” he said.

Last year, the Harlem Globetrotters caught wind of her mad skills and came calling. They ...

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Matthew Stolle