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Hoop City

Memphis and hardwood have been synonymous since the city was founded in 1819.

Throughout the 19th century and early 20th century, hardwood was the city’s economic heart - right alongside to cotton.

For much of the 20th and 21st centuries, basketball was and continues to be the city’s civic heart.

Memphis Hardwood is a place to talk about hoops in hoop city.