Web Results

James Naismith


James Naismith (November 6, 1861 – November 28, 1939) was a Canadian- American physical educator, physician, chaplain, sports coach and innovator. He invented the sport of basketball in 1891. H...

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.

10 Things About Basketball Inventor James Naismith | Legacy.com


James Naismith died Nov. 28, 1939. Here are 10 things you may not know about the inventor of basketball. 1. Naismith was Canadian. Born in Ontario, he didn't ...

James A. Naismith - Coach, Inventor - Biography.com


Jun 18, 2015 ... James Naismith invented the game of basketball and established the program at University of Kansas. Learn more at Biography.com.

James Naismith Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ...


Recognized as the Father of Basketball. Always humble and never self- promotional, Naismith avoided drawing attention to himself as the inventor of a popular ...

Naismith: Inventor of Basketball? - Sonahr Sports


It is said that “Necessity is the mother of invention”. No truer words were spoken in the case of the invention of the sport of basketball by Canadian-born Dr.

The Canadian who invented basketball - BBC News - BBC.com


Sep 20, 2010 ... Basketball is seen as an American sport, but while it isn't always trumpeted, Canada can lay claim to its creator.

YMCA International - World Alliance of YMCAs: Basketball : a YMCA ...


Basketball : a YMCA Invention. James Naismith, Inventor of the basketball. James Naismith was a Canadian farm boy from Almonte, Ontario, a small town just a ...

Hoopla! The inventor of basketball returns -- via hologram - CNET


Feb 12, 2016 ... The inventor of basketball made a guest appearance at an NBA event on Friday, scoring a swish 125 years after he created the sport.

James Naismith Biography and the History of Basketball - Inventors


Sep 6, 2016 ... Biography of Canadian James Naismith who invented basketball in 1891. Naismith was a physical education teacher at the YMCA.

More Info

Who Invented Basketball? | Wonderopolis


Dr. James Naismith was a Canadian physical education instructor who invented the game of basketball in 1891 while working at the YMCA Training School in ...

James Naismith - Kansapedia - Kansas Historical Society


Inventor of basketball: Born: November 6, 1861, Canada. ... In 1898 he was hired by the University of Kansas to coach basketball, teach physical education, and ...

Who invented basketball? - Ask History - History.com


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 ...