Basketball (Black) Thoughts and ?s

Take the poetry of soccer, combine it with four hundred years of racial bondage and the detritus of industrial America, and you have basketball, the NBA flavour of which flops around like a fish out of water as it tries to adapt to the forces of globalization.

How to rip basketball away from its essentially black roots as it makes the next movement worldwide? How to package a hyperreal urban blackness for a global audience?

TBA is the best way to describe this basketball association's transnational aspirations — to be announced.


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