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The call on Hoophall: ESPN's Biancardi sees players in a different light at annual event

SPRINGFIELD – Paul Biancardi first starting calling games at the Spalding Hoophall Classic as an analyst for ESPN in 2007, back when current Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker was a junior in high school.
Eleven years later, Biancardi still sees things that set the tournament apart.
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“To me, it’s the biggest and best high school basketball event out there,” Biancardi said. “The teams and the talent are at the top of the country. The kids, the coaches and the parents get the experience of the Basketball Hall of Fame