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THEY GOT LESS
August 04, 1997
Thanks to the NBA's well-oiled marketing machine, the eight-team WNBA has created a lot more hoopla than the eight-team ABL, whose inaugural season ended in March. When the caliber of play and players is compared, however, the ABL posts up quite favorably with the WNBA, which as of Sunday was about halfway through its 28-game season. A comparison of the first-year leagues:
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August 04, 1997

They Got Less

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Thanks to the NBA's well-oiled marketing machine, the eight-team WNBA has created a lot more hoopla than the eight-team ABL, whose inaugural season ended in March. When the caliber of play and players is compared, however, the ABL posts up quite favorably with the WNBA, which as of Sunday was about halfway through its 28-game season. A comparison of the first-year leagues:

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