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The numbers of prestigious players, including Phil Heath and Jamal Crawford, an NBA veteran now playing for the Los Angeles Clippers, hang above the team as they practice at Rainier Beach High School on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Crawford in particular has stayed in touch with Bethea and the team, even giving them his personal phone number. Senior David Crisp, who has committed to the University of Washington, says he texts Crawford often for advice and support. LINDSEY WASSON/THE SEATTLE TIMES