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Lisle, Illinois celebrates 'Frank Kaminsky Day'

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LISLE, Illinois -

 The folks in Lisle, Illinois celebrated a big local celebrity on Thursday. Mayor Joseph Broda proclaimed it to be 'Frank Kaminsky Day'. The former Badgers star was honored in his hometown.

Among the festivities, Kaminsky had his #44 jersey retired at his high school Benet Academy. The honor hit close to home for the college basketball player of the year.

"It's pretty cool if you ask me. It's hard to put into words what's happening. It's been a crazy year. It's been a crazy couple years. It's nice to be able to come back to your roots and get honored liked this."

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