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hoops

slang Basketball. Come on, man, it's a beautiful day—let's go down to the court and shoot some hoops.
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hoops

n. the game of basketball. Welcome to another evening of college hoops, brought to you by the Nova Motor Company.
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"I decided enough was enough." Jen booked a hula hoop lesson to learn the technique, then began practising in her local park in New York.
Hooping has become so popular that Emma now has six members of staff who hold hula hoop workshops and classes across the UK.
* Kelly is holding children's and adults' hula hoop classes at Yarm Road Methodist Church, Stockton.
Bethan Hobson, 11, of St Agnes RC school in Crawcrook, Gateshead, said: "It was really good fun learning how to do Hoop Hop and it has been exciting.
Hoops don't have to be expensive and actually can be homemade for a few dollars, using flexible irrigation pipe and connectors available at hardware or home improvement stores.
"I was really rubbish at the start of my first class but I got the hang of it by the end of the half hour and I don't find it too difficult to keep the hoop going now.
Meanwhile, I tried my very hardest to make my hoop stay up longer than 20 seconds.
One of the simplest, most cost-effective methods is to build a hoop hut.
With each rotation of the hoop, internal organs receive a massage, too, as well as the benefit from increased circulation.
By the time the 60s dawned, however, the fad was all but dead, although hoops of one sort or another are still available to this day - and still being made by Wham-O, among others.
We bring extra hoops to entice passers-by and a great sound system to bring the beats into your blood.
All registration and waiver forms for the 2007 Hoops Hysteria event are available online at www.isri.org/hoops.
Fussy Adrian, 26, loved the hoops as a baby and has refused to touch virtually anything else since.
HOOPS components provide the base infrastructure for building custom, high performance applications, allowing independent software vendors (ISVs) to focus their development efforts on their true value-add.