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Colleges and universities recruit prospective basketball players using databases, which can include thousands of names. One of the most well-known recruitment databases is maxpreps.com. College coaches also use personal ... More »

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Some famous women's basketball players include Carol Blazejowski, Cheryl Miller, Cynthia Cooper, Sheryl Swoopes and Lisa Leslie. All were considered elite during their respective eras and are widely considered among the ... More »

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New Yorker Nat Holman is considered by many experts to be the greatest basketball player of the 1920s. He was enshrined into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1964. More »

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