Coaches don’t think injury will affect recruitment of Nojel Eastern

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Even though Evanston star boys basketball player Nojel Eastern is expected to miss the July live recruiting period as he recovers from ankle surgery, two area coaches don’t expect it will hinder the sophomore’s recruiting process.

Eastern, a 6-foot-5 point guard, dislocated his left ankle and fractured two bones in it on Saturday, April 25, during a game with his AAU team, MeanSreets, in Kentucky. He had surgery Monday, May 4, and his mother, Tamala Reed, reported that night via text message that the procedure was “absolutely” a success. She said she expects him to be ready by the high school season.

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