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Chicago native and Illinois Fighting Illini legend, Deon Thomas, joins Will Gates and Arthur Agee. Deon led his team to a Chicago Public League title, was named Mr. Basketball and still holds the title as The University of Illinois all-time leading scorer. He takes us through his early days growing up in Chicago to his college days and dives into the world that basketball opened up for him after University. Deon had a 14 year career overseas playing in Spain, Turkey, Bulgaria and also Israel where he met his wife and obtained citizenship. Sit back, relax and listen to an incredible Hoop Dreams Story.