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For the Love of the Game

A tasty kolache at Weikel’s Bakery. A porcelain flower vase at an antiques shop. Bluebonnets poking through the blackland soil after an early-spring rain. Oh, and a signed, size 23 Reebok basketball shoe once worn by NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal.

Find all of these in Carmine (pronounced “Car-mean”), a town of about 250 that straddles the Fayette and Washington county lines along US 290. Patches of wild-flowers, vintage finds, and Czech pastries have long drawn visitors seeking to stretch their legs midway on the drive between Houston and Austin. But the Texas Basketball Museum, opened in 2009, also offers

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