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History of basketball - Wikipedia


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


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 ...

The History Of Basketball. Where Basketball Started.


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


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 ...

Basketball History: Origin of the Sport - The Basketball World


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 Equipment and History - Olympic Sport History


History, rules and equipment for Basketball. Origins in student fitness, peach baskets, development of the orange ball, American dominance, Olympic history.

Who invented basketball? - Ask History


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 of a ...

The Origin of Basketball - Today I Found Out


Jan 20, 2012 ... Today I found out the origin of the sport basketball. .... becoming one of the great coaches in basketball history and today is considered the ...

HISTORY OF BASKETBALL – Page 1 of 4 | Court & Field Dimension ...


Mar 22, 2015 ... Not so with basketball. Basketball history shows that it has the distinction of being an intentionally invented game. In 1891, James Naismith was ...

The History of Basketball | Basketball For Coaches


Aug 16, 2012 ... The History of Basketball - How James Naismith managed to invent one of the greatest sporting games in history.

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


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

Basketball in America: A History - Fact Monster


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 ...

NBA.com - History of Basketball in Canada


Mar 8, 2002 ... The roots of basketball are firmly embedded in Canada. In 1891 the game was invented by Dr. James Naismith, a Canadian who hailed from ...