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PODCAST: Shayne Whittington Talks About Preparing For the NBA

Former WMU big man Shayne Whittington is hard at work in preparation for a possible NBA career, but he still gets beat up by his older brother on occasion.

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Former Western Michigan Bronco and All-MAC big man Shayne Whittington is preparing for a career in professional basketball. We chatted with Whittington on his way home before he leaves to participate in the 2014 Portsmouth Invitational.

Whittington walks us through the process of preparing for the NBA and what he hopes to prove to NBA teams in Portsmouth. Also on the docket: what getting suspended by the NCAA for a scrimmage was like, how he likes WMU's chances of repeating next season and his bodybuilding big brother's biceps.

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