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The first backboard was invented in1909.

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What is a backboard in basketball?

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What is the backboard on basketball hoop used for?

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What does a backboard in netball mean?

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How do you fix your backboard some guy that your dad paid to build it built it wrong and back board is a little tilted it is a spalding basketball hoop and you are sick and tired of the backboard?

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