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Cruz Calls Basketball Hoop a ‘Ring,’ Twitter Goes Crazy

When campaigning in Indiana, it’s probably a good idea to have your basketball terminology down pat. Unfortunately for Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz,calling a basketball hoop a “ring” in the basketball-crazed state backfired and was widely mocked on Twitter. The gaffe happened while Cruz was trying to recreate a scene from the iconic basketball movie “Hoosiers,” which took place in Indiana. “The amazing thing is, that basketball ring in Indiana, it's the same height...

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