PHILADELPHIA - The COVID-19 pandemic has put a damper on a lot of different celebrations but a South Philadelphia community refused to let it hinder a particularly special one Sunday.
Kamiah Smalls, a graduate of the Saints John Neumann and Maria Goretti Catholic High School, was selected in the 2020 Women's National Basketball Association draft.
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The Indiana Fever selected James Madison University guard Kamiah Smalls as their Round 3 pick in the WNBA draft on April 18.
To celebrate, Smalls’ neighbors and friends threw a socially distant parade on South 18th Street in Philadelphia on May 10.
James Madison University said Smalls was the fourth player in its history to be drafted.
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