Teen Plays Basketball With Only Two Fingers On Left Hand

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By Paul Johnson

Albuquerque, New Mexico (CNN) - A New Mexico teen is defying the odds and showing her competitors on the basketball court who's boss...
All this, after being born with only two fingers on her left hand.
Sierra Montoya, a ninth grader and top scorer on her middle-school team this past season, is taking part in the Kenny Thomas elite basketball camp.
Thomas played for three NBA teams during his 11-year career with the league.
Montoya says plenty of people have tried to discourage her from playing but that only makes her play harder.


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