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Clippers' Ekpe Udoh opens the book on interacting with fans
Clippers' Ekpe Udoh opens the book on interacting with fans

It sounds like pure fantasy. An NBA player starts a book club and flies a dozen people to Dallas to watch a movie screening of the book they've discussed on Twitter, paying for all their travel expenses. Much to the delight of its members, Ekpe Udoh's book club is a work of nonfiction, though even its creator sometimes finds himself in mild disbelief over the concept. "Who would think that an NBA player would have a book club?" Udoh said Wednesday. It's a simple concept, really. The Clippers reserve center-forward announces on Twitter which book the club will read and the first 25 people to sign up receive a free copy. Udoh then distributes, via email, a...

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