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Louisville's Wayne Blackshear, a Morgan Park grad, sets sights on Spurs

Louisville's Wayne Blackshear, a Morgan Park grad, sets sights on Spurs

Wayne Blackshear is a man on a mission.

You can hear it in the tone of his voice, the conviction in his words.

He's determined to prove he has the skills to play in the NBA — no matter how underwhelming his college career is perceived.

"I'm not thinking about playing overseas or playing in a developmental league," said Blackshear, a 2011 Morgan Park graduate. "I'm going to make an NBA roster. I know what I can do and what I have to offer. I have to stay focused and be in the right mindset. I believe in myself."

All he has to do now is convince the San Antonio Spurs.

After being bypassed in Thursday's NBA draft, Blackshear signed a...

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