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09-22-2012, 10:44 PM
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Originally Posted by wings5 View Post
With hockey being the number one sport in the country I expected more good large prospects from this country just like in Lithuania for basketball. However the Wjc teams they send are usually very small. Is average height in Latvia not something like 178 cm?
Most of our big kids are, ehm, playing basketball? Although hockey is our most loved sport there is only ~15 arenas in whole country, so it's only natural that all the tall kids are turned into basketball players, when there's a arena for it in every village.

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