Several players huddle around the key of a basketball court as a shot is put up from the free throw line
A player on the Capital City Chameleons sinks a free throw during the ceremonial game

City officials and residents celebrated the opening of the new mural at the Antelope Park basketball courts on Oct. 5. The court is part of a global art project called Project Backboard that brings new life to ordinary basketball public spaces.

Peyton Thomas is a Senior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln studying Sports Media, Broadcasting, and Journalism with a minor in Political Science. He is passionate about sports, and always attempts to find unique stories about real people in his everyday life.