Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we’ve just stopped noticing. 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. From award winning producer Roman Mars. Learn more at <a href="http://99percentinvisible.org">99percentinvisible.org</a>.<br/> A proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at <a href="http://radiotopia.fm/">radiotopia.fm</a>.
February 10th, 2016
Episode 212 of 263 episodes
In 1891, a physical educationteacher in Springfield, Massachusetts invented the game we would come to know as basketball. Insetting the height of the baskets, he inadvertently created a design problem that would not be resolved for decades to come. The Yin And Yang Of Basketball This piece ispart of a podcast mini series ESPN islaunching later this spring called “Dunkumentaries.” It’s a collection of stories all related to basketball’s slam dunk. The feed is live and you can subscribe to it on the ESPN mobile app or iTunes.