Five Fact Friday #8

Five random facts for Friday:

If the National Basketball Association (NBA) is not able to hold its playoffs this year it will be the first time that the NBA Finals have not been played since the league’s inception in 1946. – Wikipedia

Over 54,000 Slazenger tennis balls are used each year for The Wimbledon Championships. Since the tournament was not held in 2020 there’s no word on if the balls were returned to the wild 😉 – Wimbledon Debenture Holders

The largest ball of string on record is one 4.03m (13ft 2.5in) in diameter and 12.65m (41ft 6in) in circumference, amassed by J.C. Payne of Valley View, Texas, USA between 1989 and 1992. – Source: Guinness Book of World Records

In 2016 beer brewers in the United States produced 221 million hectoliters of beer, which is a lot but not as much as China’s 381 million hectoliters.  – Source: Statista.com

The Pan American Highway is the longest road in the world. It stretches from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Edmonton, Canada. – Source: ListSurge

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