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Kent State University head football coach Paul Haynes talks about his first recruiting class during a news conference at the M.A.C. Center on Wednesday in Kent. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
Kent State University graduate assistant Darren Paige (left) congratulates Kris White after he addressed members of the media at a news conference at the M.A.C. Center on Wednesday in Kent. White, a receiver from Groveland, Florida, is the first 2013 recruit to enroll this semester at KSU. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
Kent State University director of athletics Joel Nielsen (left) and head football coach Paul Haynes at a news conference announcing Haynes' first recruiting class at the M.A.C. Center on Wednesday in Kent. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
Channing Frye has waited 11 years for this moment. Richard Jefferson has waited 13 years to get back. Together, the close friends are perhaps two of the more unlikely teammates to be playing in the NBA Finals together.