Just finished reading this book on the corruption and commodification of AAU youth basketball. This is a good read for those who care about such things. It’s a true and often sad American narrative.

Here’s some more about the book:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/george-dohrmann/youth-basketball-machine_b_761758.html#s156110&title=Demetrius_Walker

More Than Just Ball. Buy.