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Prince's Basketball Look Is Quintessentially '70s

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The Minneapolis Star Tribune took a look at its archives, digging up an incredible photo of Prince during his basketball-playing high school days. According to a snippet from the paper, "Prince was an excellent player," whose skill landed a spot on the varsity team as a freshman. Arguably better than his performance on the court, however, are his teeny tiny shorts and perfect Prince hair.