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Brooks: Back at Baruch Next Week

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David Pean, <a href="http://friarblog.com/" target="new">FriarBlog</a>
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MarShon Brooks tweeted Monday that he'll be back in New York and playing for the Dyckman/NYAC team in the Nike Pro-City Tournament championships, which begin a week from Tuesday.

"Picking up in baruch during the playoffs..." Brooks tweeted.

The Nike Pro-Am championships run August 9 - August 11 at Baruch College's Athletic and Recreation Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (at 24th Street) in Manhattan.  The semi-finals next Tuesday start at 6:30 p.m. and the finals at 7 p.m. on Thursday. In his Nike Pro-City debut two weeks ago, Brooks scored 48 points on 17 for 32 shooting, adding five steals, four rebounds and an assist.

Brooks also posted a video of him visiting a camp in upstate New York, talking to youngsters.  Asked if he was mad about the lockout, he responded, "Honestly its hard to get mad after you've been drafted.  A couple years ago, I was in that same exact seat asking questions like this. So it's hard to be mad when you've lived out a life long dream."