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Prime Time: Over-50 basketball league keeps many players on the court

Crush & Cask's Lindsay Carte goes to the basket in front of Stadium Cafe's Mike Crowley at the Saratoga Regional YMCA.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Crush & Cask's Lindsay Carte goes to the basket in front of Stadium Cafe's Mike Crowley at the Saratoga Regional YMCA.
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Members of the Over 50 Basketball League in Saratoga Springs don’t mind that their style hasn’t changed over the decades, but they don’t need anyone reminding them. Because they play a little closer to the ground, drive the ball a little slower and their jumpshot range has compressed, 58-year-old Matt Jones joked they don’t allow video cameras at their weekly games. “We want no part of watching ourselves,” he said. The league plays once a ...

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