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Discover the Life-Changing Promise That Has Shabazz Napier Geared for the NBA

BR StudiosFeatured ColumnistApril 14, 2014

Shabazz Napier's performance in the 2014 NCAA Tournament will live on in "One Shining Moment" reels for years to come. However, it almost never happened.

You see, Napier made a promise years ago to his mother, Carmen Velasquez, which continues to pay off in massive ways for the Roxbury, Ma. native.

Discover the pact made between mother and son which led to two national titles and put Shabazz Napier on the verge of being drafted into the NBA.

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