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Athletic facilities in the district also would get a facelift, including the resurfacing of tracks and tennis courts, drainage improvements to softball and baseball fields, replacement of gym backboards and increased seating at the softball fields.
Eighty years ago and seven miles south of Hillsdale, Wy., Bud Sailors built a backboard and fastened it to the wooden windmill behind his family’s farm.
In one driveway, the glass backboard of a basketball hoop melted, dripped and solidified like a mangled icicle.
Buy Photo Muñoz-Marin Elementary kids play on a big stretch of blacktop that has two backboards but no basketball hoops.
Each took shots with an enormous basketball at an enormous hoop and backboard.
Bell partially blocked a shot and got a tip-pass ahead of the defense before tossing the ball off the backboard and slamming it down while some of the Warriors stood up and enjoyed.
In a game against the Kings on Nov. 13, 1979, Darryl Dawkins broke the backboard with a dunk that sent forward Bill Robinzine looking for cover.
In the fourth quarter, Bullets star Gus Johnson shattered a backboard with a thunderous dunk.
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