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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/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 game of basketball at age 30 in 1891.

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.history.com/news/how-a-canadian-invented-basketball

Dec 15, 2016 ... When a Canadian invented one of America's favorite pastimes 125 years ago, his original 13 rules required only two typewritten pages and a ...

www.kansasheritage.org/people/naismith.html

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

wonderopolis.org/wonder/who-invented-basketball

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 ...

www.tweentribune.com/article/tween56/man-who-invented-basketball

Dec 18, 2015 ... The man who invented basketball David, center, and Chandler Booth look at Suzanne Deal Booth as they pose for a photo next to James ...

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.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-11348053

Sep 20, 2010 ... The monument in the city where James Naismith invented basketball, in Springfield, Massachusetts, is the 40,000 sq ft Naismith Memorial ...

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

Jan 20, 2012 ... Today I found out the origin of the sport basketball. .... First, that Lambert G. Will himself never claimed to have invented the game and further, ...