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Shabazz Muhammad sets new ground rules with father

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Associated Press

NBA Commissioner David Stern, left, shakes hands with UCLA’s Shabazz Muhammad, who was selected by the Utah Jazz in the first round of the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 27, 2013, in New York.

For the first 20 years of his life, almost every time Shabazz Muhammad turned around on a basketball court, his father was right there behind him. Ron Holmes meticulously planned out and cultivated his son's playing career, from Muhammad's very first days in sneakers, through the construction of AAU teams that allowed his son to become one of the most heavily recruited prep stars in the nation and during his one and only season at UCLA.

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