SPORTS - The other basketball players

  • 2008-04-09
  • By Anton Dwyer
TALLINN - One of the strange things about this region which makes it appear slightly less European is the fact that basketball is more popular than football. Yet there exists a league of basketball players competing at the highest level of the game, who play to empty stadiums with little or no interest from the press or public. What marks out this group of people for such apathy? They are women.The perception is that women's basketball just isn't as good as the men's game. After all men are faster and stronger and the hoop is so high that very few women can slam dunk, certainly nobody i...
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