The Origins of Basketball A.J. Jacobs, author of The Know-It-All, talks about basketball's humble beginnings, from peach-basket hoops to the derivation of the term "cagers."
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A.J. Jacobs, author of The Know-It-All, talks about basketball's humble beginnings, from peach-basket hoops to the derivation of the term "cagers."

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