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    Basketball timeline

    I was looking for something else and came across this interesting timeline of basketball geared toward professional basketball.

    National Basketball Association - History - ABA - NBL

    This has to be my favorite entry:

    1929Use of rope or chicken wire cage around the basketball court is discontinued.


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    Re: Basketball timeline

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    I was looking for something else and came across this interesting timeline of basketball geared toward professional basketball.

    National Basketball Association - History - ABA - NBL

    This has to be my favorite entry:

    1929Use of rope or chicken wire cage around the basketball court is discontinued.
    Is this why the term "cagers" is used to describe basketball players?



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    Re: Basketball timeline

    Quote Originally Posted by jtdoyle1 View Post
    Is this why the term "cagers" is used to describe basketball players?
    Could be. I never thought of that. I haven't heard that one for quite a few years.


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    Re: Basketball timeline

    Quote Originally Posted by jtdoyle1 View Post
    Is this why the term "cagers" is used to describe basketball players?
    Yep.




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