TITLE

TRKE AWAY THE BACKBOARDS?

AUTHOR(S)
Frank, Stanley
PUB. DATE
January 1940
SOURCE
Saturday Evening Post;1/6/1940, Vol. 212 Issue 28, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the proposal of Paul Mooney, basketball coach at Columbia University in New York City, to remove the backboards and make the players shoot at open baskets. The lack of backboard would mean there is no rebound. A player who is a head taller than his opponents will be closer to the ball despite the height of the backboards. If the backboard is eliminated, the number of players who are making basketball a one-man show would decrease.
ACCESSION #
20342009

 

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