No, it's not a twist contest; it's just basketball
Valley Times Photo Collection;
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The Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, located at 3939 S. Figueroa Street, was officially opened on July 4, 1959 by then Vice President Richard M. Nixon and was designed by Welton Becket; general contractor was L.E. Dixon Company. The last event at the arena was a Bruce Springsteen concert. The arena was closed on March 19, 2016 and demolished to make room for a new soccer stadium. Photograph caption dated March 12, 1963 reads "Gyrating under the basket are Lakers' Bob [sic] Selvy, and Hawks' Bridges and Barney Cable." The game was held at the Sports Arena. See image 00157635 for additional photo in this series.
1 photographic print : b&w ; 19 x 21 cm.
00157636 Valley Times Collection; HCNVT_d062_f18_i27 http://188.8.131.52/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/130623
Selvy, Frank Bridges, Bill Cable, Barney Los Angeles Lakers (Basketball team) St. Louis Hawks (Basketball team) Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena (Los Angeles, Calif.) Basketball players Men Spectators Basketball Arenas Lost architecture Los Angeles (Calif.)