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Inconspicuous, he is not. Meyers Leonard grinned sheepishly as he ducked his head to exit an eatery inside Philadelphia's 30th Street Station. As he crossed the massive foyer, necks swiveled. Whispers grew. "He must be 7-feet tall," a woman within earshot said. The NBA draft profile has Leonard listed at 7-foot-tall. In case there were any questions as to whether his stature is a defining trait, he was on this day wearing his University of Illinois game shorts. "Gotta represent your school," Leonard said as he prepared to board a train bound for New York City after working out for the 76ers on Tuesday. And yet Leonard is done representing the Illini after only two seasons. "I feel the timing is right for me to follow my dream of playing in the NBA," said Leonard when he declared for the NBA draft on April 3, "and having the opportunity to provide for my mom and family." The 3:30 p.m. Acela Express to Penn Station did not have a sleeper car per se, but anywhere Leonard tucked ...
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