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Greg Stephen case: Deceit, nude videos of boys and a potential Larry Nassar-like problem for elite youth basketball

Sonny Vaccaro knows the issues in basketball recruiting perhaps better than anyone else.
He’s the man who created the relationship between big-money shoe companies and grassroots basketball decades ago. Vaccaro’s summer showcase of elite high school basketball stars — the ABCD All-America Camp, which ran from 1984-2007 — included generational talents like LeBron James and Kobe Bryant.
Vaccaro gained so much influence in his four decades of shaping modern-day basketball that he earned the nickname “the Godfather of grassroots basketball.”
His critics dubbed him the “Sneaker Pimp,” and NCAA investigators targeted him — though they could never get anything to stick — and many players who attended his camp over the years