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As corny as it may sound, there's just something special about a basketball hoop.

It could be the backdrop, a tilted rim, a perfect net, a uniquely shaped pole, the contrasting color of the box inside the backboard or the backboard being beat like a pinata.

These quirks give each hoop its own personality, as well as artistic flair, as these incredible and dedicated photographers have captured on Instagram:


"No one wins-Multibasket" - Llobet & Pons . . . #franchisemagazine #ballislife #balldontlie #basketball #llobetpons

A photo posted by FRANCHISE (@thisisfranchise) on



I'm in NYC looking to do some shoots. DM me if you want to link up. #basketball #models #nba #nyc #newyork #lowereastside #supreme

A photo posted by The Art Of Basketball (@shootinghoops) on


Protect home court. @shootinghoops #basketball #newyork #nyc #lowereastside #nba #striveforgreatness

A photo posted by The Art Of Basketball (@shootinghoops) on



Dirt road #h00pdreams from @brandboston somewhere in NY state.

A photo posted by Bill McRight (@bill_mcright) on


Yonjalach district. 40 #BelowTheRim

A photo posted by malo_a (@malo_a) on


caught up! #SymmetricalMonsters #WHPsplitsecond

A photo posted by Alfath Akbar A. (@alfebob) on



Definitely bought a basketball before we got here. #church

A photo posted by Pakayla Rae (@pakayla) on


Real estate #h00pdreams from @todd_j_anderson in Inglewood, CA

A photo posted by Bill McRight (@bill_mcright) on


Minty. 39 #BelowTheRim

A photo posted by malo_a (@malo_a) on




. It seems that are 28 .

A photo posted by Margarida Pinto (@maggie.pi) on




Bullseye is life . . . #franchisemagazine #ballislife #h00pdreams #basketball #tokyohoops

A photo posted by FRANCHISE (@thisisfranchise) on


Hoop Visions. (: #WBrenner from our @VSCO collection) #VSCO #VSCOCam #Brasil #Hoops #Soccer #Futebol

A photo posted by Victory Journal (@victoryjournal) on


Let me axe you something #h00pdreams from @nillagrilla in Belize

A photo posted by Bill McRight (@bill_mcright) on


Purple Rain. 37 #BelowTheRim

A photo posted by malo_a (@malo_a) on





New 38 #BelowTheRim

A photo posted by malo_a (@malo_a) on




Courtside in #Taiwan. (: @eugenevoyeur from our @VSCO collection) #VSCOcam #VSCO

A photo posted by Victory Journal (@victoryjournal) on




Big Sur Hoops . . . : @ohhkasia #bigsur #franchisemagazine #ballislife #basketball # #shootinghoops #h00pdreams

A photo posted by FRANCHISE (@thisisfranchise) on


Weekend hoops in Mbodiene, Senegal #ballsohard

A photo posted by SEED Project (@seedproject) on



Hidden Gem. #TheParkisMyChurch #Paris #Basketball #France #nba #playoffs #nbaplayoffs

A photo posted by Kevin Couliau (@asphaltchronicles) on


#Ghana @giantsofafrica @fuzereps

A photo posted by Adrian Armstrong (@aaphotographyinc) on


Tag someone who appreciates the true beauty of the game.... #basketball #ThisIsWhyWePlay #hoopdreams #nodaysoff #newyork

A photo posted by The Art Of Basketball (@shootinghoops) on



#boundzmag

A photo posted by hxboundzmag (@hxboundzmag) on




Illegal Defence

A photo posted by #JustGoHoop (@justgohoop) on


#ballsohard Capetown, South Africa @asphaltchronicles cc: @hoops4hopeglobal

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#boundzmag

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Ice Cold

A photo posted by #JustGoHoop (@justgohoop) on





#moodygrams # #getUpNY

A photo posted by Arin Chassine (@arin.nyc) on


End of an era today, as one of my favorite players of all time retires. #ThankYouKobe

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