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Locked in on the hoop

Basketball provides an outlet for those who ran afoul of the law

Framed by rows of razor wire, Bristol County Jail and House of Correction inmates use games of pickup basketball as their escape. Framed by rows of razor wire, Bristol County Jail and House of Correction inmates use games of pickup basketball as their escape. (Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff)
By Stan Grossfeld
Globe Staff / December 10, 2008

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High above courtside at the Bristol County Jail and House of Correction - commonly known as the Ash Street Jail - the razor wire gleams in the sun, ensuring that fast breaks are confined to the basketball floor. (Full article: 1357 words)

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