Posts Tagged ‘Outdoor Basketball

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Jul
09

Slight Chance of Impaling Seems Like a BAD Thing

Downtown Spokane, Washington is currently holding an outdoor basketball event called Hoopfest where they placed mini basketball courts on the streets. This slideshow from the NY Times features some great photos and even better captions such as:

Up to 10 courts fit on a block. Downtown Spokane is not exactly flat, so baskets are sometimes slightly uphill, downhill or on the side of a hill. There is a risk, however slight, of being impaled on a parking meter. That is life on the streets at Hoopfest, the world's largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament, now in its 20th year.

Up to 10 courts fit on a block. Downtown Spokane is not exactly flat, so baskets are sometimes slightly uphill, downhill or on the side of a hill. There is a risk, however slight, of being impaled on a parking meter. That is life on the streets at Hoopfest, the world's largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament, now in its 20th year.

Check out the full slide-show for some great pictures and again, hilariously interesting captions. Two more after the jump to help whet the appetite.

[NY Times] Continue reading ‘Slight Chance of Impaling Seems Like a BAD Thing’




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