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     August 10, 2018      #73-221 PB1 3
 
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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

By Matthew Stolle
mstolle@postbulletin.com


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 - Entertainment Reporter Matt, a graduate of Toledo University with a bachelor’s degree in English literature, got his start in journalism in the U.S. Army. For the last 16 years, he has worked at the PB and currently reports on entertainment for the newspaper as well 507 Mag.