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Half Smokes Hypothetical: Redskins Town? Hoops Town?

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Half Smokes Hypothetical is a daily discussion where we throw out a D.C. sports-related question based on the news of the day. It's a hypothetical discussion, which is what makes it fun (we hope).

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After last night, it's hard to argue that this isn't a Redskins town. Truth About It drives the point home even more with this photo gallery from the Adams Morgan Day festival. 

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But here's the thing that's always gotten me: does that also mean this is not a basketball town? Truth About It juxtaposes the two, essentially concluding that it's one without the other. However, I've always felt the unit of analysis wasn't the same. D.C. natives love hoops, but their loyalties are spread among several different teams. Some love the Wizards, some love Georgetown, some love Maryland, some love the smaller schools and some love high school hoops. On the other hand, with football, the only local college to have a team is Maryland, and they've never been as relevant as Marlyand hoops. 

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Then again, people also love high school football here. So I don't know. Anyway, for today's hypothetical, I figured you all could weigh in on the subject.

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Is this a Redskins town or a basketball town? Are the two mutually exclusive?

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