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February 13, 2008

One-handed Basketball Player

Posted by Trish18 Feb 13, 2008

Dax Crum has been playing basketball for Southern Utah University for three years. He is averaging six minutes per game for the Thunderbirds and is doing so with only one hand.


Crum was born with just one small finger on his right hand and has been playing basketball with one hand his whole life. He chose to walk on at Southern Utah in basketball instead of accepting a soccer scholarship and worked three jobs to pay for school until this semester.


Recently, he played a career-high 16 minutes, made a 3-pointer and shut down Missouri-Kansas City leading scorer Dane Brumagin.


“Just those 16 minutes against UMKC were worth it all to me,” he said.


Good luck to Dax Crum in the rest of his inspirational athletic career.

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