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141. We still play ball in the street

The talent in the Venice Basketball League, seen here on June 12, always draws a crowd

Hoops was born with peach baskets at a YMCA. But the game has been reared on asphalt. Street courts test a player’s skills, patience—You’ve got next game?

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