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Starting 5: NBA All-Stars flashback

Hoops recruiting notes on Julius Randle and post grads to look out for

Updated: February 18, 2013, 2:34 PM ET
By Dave Telep | ESPN RecruitingNation

Editor's note: Every Monday in "Starting 5," we'll roll out five stories, themes and nuggets from the basketball recruiting world to tip off your week in proper form. We'll set the table with the stories that need to be told and give you a leg up on the water cooler conversations around the office.

This week's edition of Starting 5 includes a look at this year's NBA All-Stars and how they were viewed and ranked in high school, the versatility of the power forwards in the 2013 class, which post-grad stars will have a big impact next season, and No. 3 senior Julius Randle's final official visit.



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