Peach Baskets Research Paper

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At the beginning, the game was played with peach baskets or 18 inch square boxes hanging on the balconies of the running tracks of most indoor facilities. During that time the height of the basket was set at 10 feet, which still is today. Apparently, the game has slowed down by the peach baskets and boxes since the ball had to be taken out from them after every goal, either by someone on the running track or by ladder. Heavy woven wire rims replaced the peach baskets first in 1892. Then, after a year, in 1893 cast iron rims were used. Open ended nylon nets were accepted for use in 1912. This was a major milestone for basketball since the free falling ball after a made basket significantly increased tempo and scoring of the
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