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From AAU to All-Star: Liberty’s Betnijah Laney’s accomplishment-filled career is just getting started

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NEW YORK — Betnijah Laney didn’t always want to be a basketball player. When she was younger she wanted to be a dancer and a cheerleader. In fact, she hated the game growing up. “I sucked. I was probably the worst person on the court,” Laney said Tuesday, sitting in front of a WNBA backdrop in a conference room in Las Vegas, where she’ll play in her very first All-Star Game. “Early on in my career, I didn’t know whether I would get (to the WNBA) or not,” Laney added. “It was just more so about sticking to it and now that I’ve been having success it’s like, ‘OK, you can you can do this, as well…

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