December 30, 2010 at 1:37 am in The Daily Republic
The South Dakota prairie was packed with basketball players in the 1920s and ’30s, Harold Thune recalls.
“There were a lot of baskets up on garages and barns and sheds,” said Thune, a Mitchell native and the father of U.S. Sen. John Thune, who is pondering a 2012 presidential bid.
Harold Thune spent countless hours shooting baskets, dribbling, driving and learning the game that would be an important part of his life. Continue Reading