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History of basketball

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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 History

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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 ...

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,  ...

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Feb 5, 2012 ... The History of Basketball .... basketball was invented by me in the late 1950s with the conception of the ball and hoop and backboard. I started ...

NBA.com - History of the Basketball

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Jun 28, 2006 ... Spalding's full-grain leather ball became the official ball of the National Basketball Association, dribbled by the likes of young Magic Johnson ...

The Origin of Basketball - Today I Found Out

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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 ...

Who invented basketball? - Ask History - History.com

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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 of a ...

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame :: History of The ...

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Since 1959, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has honored and celebrated the game's greatest moments and brightest stars. On the occasion of its ...

Basketball Equipment and History - Olympic Sport History

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

BASKETBALL: History of Basketball at the Olympic Games - Olympics

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BASKETBALL: History of Basketball at the Olympic. Games. Reference document . Introduction, key stages and evolution in the number of events from this sport's.

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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.
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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.

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 ...