“He needs to be a kid. He needs to just be Neiko. Who knows if he’s going to be good when he’s older? No one. But I do know he only has one chance to grow up. Youth basketball is crazy and puts so much pressure on these kids at such a young age. I am doing my best to protect him from all that.” WaPo on the life and times of the number one ranked basketball phenom in America. He’s nine.