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January 3, 2010

Roundball Artists Share Their Craft

Sports Illustrated's Chris Ballard got everyone from Kobe Bryant to an octogenarian free-throw specialist to offer their insight into beautiful basketball.

Justin Adler

As a diehard NBA fan, I often struggle to defend the league against an ever-growing stream of disparagement. "They don't play any defense," I am told over and over again. Or, "They only play for money." Forming a response to remarks like these is an exercise in futility. I love the game for too many reasons—including its ludicrously high salaries.

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