Today in depressing youth hoops news

Play Their Hearts Out
Play Their Hearts Out

By now, most college hoops should be familiar with writer George Dohrmann’s 2010 book “Play Their Hearts Out.” (And if you’re not, get on it. No excuses.) It’s a deep dive into the underbelly of grassroots basketball that will, by the time you finish it, make you feel like someone kicked you square in the stomach.  A story in Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal has a similar effect. WSJ writer Scott Cacciola profiles Jerron Love, a 15-year-old hoopster from the Bronx…

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