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A line of gold-shirted children filed into the Franklin Boys and Girls Club gymnasium early Tuesday afternoon, most taking a moment to visually take in the 7-footer in the room.

Miles Plumlee without speaking a word had their undivided attention.

It wasn’t long ago the second-year Indiana Pacers forward/center sat wide-eyed as a celebrity speaker doled out life lessons to basketball campers barely taller than a press table.

Now the size-18 high-top was clearly on the other foot. And Plumlee, still something of a kid at 24, basked in the opportunity afforded him as the Pacers Summer Hoops Tour made a stop in Johnson County.

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