I know professional sports try to spot and develop talent early and football prodigies go to academies and youth teams and stuff, but I found out today that there are websites devoted to scouting basketball stars as young as seven years old. It almost reads as parody, except it seems to be deadly serious:
Look at this kid!
As a point guard, Miller has broad court vision and ability to control the game’s pace. He’s must reduce his turnovers by avoiding unnecessary fouls. Sometimes he reaches with his hand instead of sliding and sprinting to turn the ball handler from the driving lane.
WHAT A WORLD