Competition is brewing and the next up-and-comings are primed, queued, and rarin' to go! The high school programs and their coaches/assistants are preparing the young and impressionable players for their introduction into the complex world of professional basketball. “It's a cruel world out there…and you're going to need friends. Important friends. Powerful friends. Friends who can help you out, can help out your families…can set up your entire life for the rest of a long and prosperous career! How 'bout we shake on it? Whaddaya say?”
It may sound like a deal with the devil and, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), and the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, it is.
Coaches, assistants, lawyers, agents, sports apparel representatives and others are now close to arrests in the NCAA College Basketball pipeline after charges of bribery, fraud and corruption in recruitment in college basketball have been leveled. In fact, high-profile arrests have already been made with dozens more on the horizon.
Read on the following page about how these people have been caught trying to game the semi-professional basketball system and that which bleeds directly into the National Basketball Association (NBA)!