View Full Version : Lakers get Iowa town a basketball court

Basketball Fan
09-13-2010, 11:51 AM

Former Minneapolis Laker Tommy Hawkins and Los Angeles Lakers VP Jeanie Buss today will dedicate a $25,000 outdoor basketball court in Carroll, Iowa, donated by the Lakers to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Minneapolis NBA team's emergency airplane landing in a snow-covered cornfield in Carroll. Also attending will be co-pilot Harold Gifford of Woodbury, the Des Moines Register reports.

09-13-2010, 01:19 PM
Thats really cool. Never even knew of the story behind it.