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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

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,  ...

wonderopolis.org/wonder/who-invented-basketball

How many rules did the first game of basketball have? ... When James Naismith invented the game of basketball, he came up with an initial set of 13 rules for the  ...

www.nba.com/features/ball_timeline_060228.html

Jun 28, 2006 ... Dr. James Naismith invents the game of basketball, to be played with ... a new ball now at NBAStore.com for delivery at the start of the season.

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 ...

nbahoopsonline.com/Articles/History1.html

The First basketball type game may have been played by the early Olmec ... in the summer of 1910 they did and formed the Intercollegiate Athletic Association.