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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_basketball

The history of basketball began with its invention in 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts by .... was composed of University of Iowa students, but did not officially represent the University of Iowa – rather being organized through ..... James Naismith, Basketball: Its Origin and Development, University of Nebraska Press, 1941.

www.factmonster.com/sports/basketball/basketball-america-history

Basketball originated in 1891 when a future Presbyterian minister named James Naismith (1861-1939) was assigned to teach a physical education class at a ...

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2012/01/the-origin-of-basketball

Jan 20, 2012 ... Today I found out the origin of the sport basketball. ... Bizarrely, when they put this hole in the basket, they did not initially think to knock out the ...

www.history.com/news/ask-history/who-invented-basketball

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 ...

www.athleticscholarships.net/history-of-basketball.htm

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

www.thebasketballworld.com/history.htm

This page features information about the origin of the sport called basketball, invented by James Naismith.

wonderopolis.org/wonder/who-invented-basketball

How many rules did the first game of basketball have? ... Bouncing the ball along the floor — what we call "dribbling" today — did not become part of the game ...

www.nba.com/canada/History_of_Basketball_in_Canad-Canada_Generic_Article-18023.html

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 ...

www.britannica.com/sports/basketball

Jan 27, 2017 ... The only major sport strictly of U.S. origin, basketball was invented by ..... in its early years, it did not hold its first national tournament until 1923, ...