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Timeline: Basketball
1896: The first unofficial college basketball game.
1939: First NCAA Men's Basketball Championship.
1940: Indiana beats Kansas in NCAA Men's Basketball Championship.

History of basketball - Wikipedia

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The history of basketball began with its invention in 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts by Canadian physical education instructor James Naismith as a less ...

The History of Basketball - NBA Hoops Online

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From New York to London, to Paris, to Beijing. From Sarajevo to Dafar to Buenos Aires to Los Angels and everywhere in between the game of Basketball is ...

Basketball History: Dr. James Naismith, Basketball Inventor ...

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Apr 16, 2014 ... James Naismith was the Canadian physical education instructor who invented basketball in 1891. He started KU's basketball program.

Who invented basketball? - Ask History

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Jun 7, 2014 ... Basketball is the only major American sport with a clearly identifiable inventor. James Naismith wrote the sport's original 13 rules as part...

Basketball in America: A History - Fact Monster

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An American game that has traveled well is basketball, now played by more than 250 million people worldwide in an organized fashion, as well as by countless ...

Basketball History: Origin of the Sport - The Basketball World

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Basketball History: Origin of the Sport. In contrast to other sports, basketball has a clear origin. It is not the evolution from an ancient game or another sport and ...

basketball | sport | Britannica.com

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Aug 19, 2016 ... Basketball, game played between two teams of five players each on a ... History. The early years. In the early years the number of players on a ...

The History Of Basketball. Where Basketball Started.

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Basketball: How it Began-Facts and Information About the Game. A game that started with eighteen men in a YMCA gymnasium in Springfield, Massachusetts,  ...

NBA.com - History of the Basketball

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Jun 28, 2006 ... June 14: Michael Jordan's game-winner, sending him to a sixth title and second retirement, is only two of the more-than-five-million points ...