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Priorities seem askew at FIBA summit

Lowering basket, focusing on uniforms aren't first steps to improving women's game

Originally Published: October 8, 2010
By Mechelle Voepel | ESPN.com

You have to hand it to FIBA. Last weekend, basketball's world governing body had its inaugural conference on women's basketball … 57 years after the first world championship.

Guess you gotta start sometime, huh?

In its news release about the conference, FIBA sounded somewhat like a former curmudgeon, circa 1971, who has seen the light and decided it really is OK for that headstrong granddaughter of his, with all her crazy libber ideas, to want to go to grad ...

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