James Naismith invented the game of basketball in 1891 in Springfield, Mass.
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 i...
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 ...
Apr 16, 2014 ... James Naismith was the Canadian physical education instructor who invented
basketball in 1891. He started KU's basketball program.
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...
Basketball, one of the most popular sports in the world and played by over 300
million people, was invented by James Naismith in order to provide Athletic ...
Jan 20, 2012 ... Today I found out the origin of the sport basketball. .... that his grandfather always
implied that Dr. Naismith had invented the game, not himself.
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 ...
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 ...
Sep 20, 2010 ... The monument in the city where James Naismith invented basketball, in
Springfield, Massachusetts, is the 40,000 sq ft Naismith Memorial ...