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Lakshman: Legends beyond the court

Sitting alongside Interstate 91 in Springfield, Massachusetts, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is a can’t-miss attraction in the most literal sense of the term. It’s a giant orb-like structure that dominates the standard highway landscape and transfixes eyeballs, a modern-day Death Star that looks equally well-equipped to house Darth Vader as it does…