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7-foot-4 Australian pursues hoops life
March 9, 2009
He commands attention the instant he walks into the Yuba College gym.
Little kids stare in amazement. Students and parents look upward while forming facial expressions that say "who is that man who just had to contort his body just to get through the door?"
His name is Kewal Shiels. He's 7-foot-4 and slender as a lamppost. He's from Australia and — if everything goes according to plan — will be in a 49ers basketball uniform come next season.
The story of how he got here is baffling...
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