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A Basketball History Of The Washington Region

Much of the urban folklore in the Washington region comes not from the halls of Congress or the hustle of K Street, but from its high school gymnasiums and playground blacktops. Basketball is inextricable from the area's identity and its history -- and throughout it all, the region developed a reputation as one of the country's greatest hotbeds of talent. We explore the area's history through one of its signature sports, and learn about a few local legends along the way.

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