1. “Recently, I conducted such a program at the Barclays Center, along with Nets guard C.J. Watson, for some local elementary school students. It consisted of showing the kids a collection of vintage basketball equipment (including a laced ball, kneepads and kangaroo leather shoes), discussing the ways the game is different (and the same) today, and then letting them play pickup basketball, but with one mind-bending caveat — they had to play by the pre-1915 rules, namely, that a player who had already dribbled the ball could no longer shoot it, or else it would be a turnover.”
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    Recently, I conducted such a program at the Barclays Center, along with Nets guard C.J. Watson, for some local elementary school students. It consisted of showing the kids a collection of vintage basketball equipment (including a laced ball, kneepads and kangaroo leather shoes), discussing the ways the game is different (and the same) today, and then letting them play pickup basketball, but with one mind-bending caveat — they had to play by the pre-1915 rules, namely, that a player who had already dribbled the ball could no longer shoot it, or else it would be a turnover.”

    (via Early education helps us ‘Make history now’ | The Greenwich Post)