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James Naismith

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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.

Who Invented Basketball? | Wonderopolis

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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 ...

Who invented basketball? - Ask History - History.com

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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 ...

NBA.com - History of Basketball in Canada

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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 ...

10 Things About Basketball Inventor James Naismith | Legacy.com

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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 ...

Who Invented the Basketball? - Scoreboards

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Apr 20, 2009 ... From the early days of the Spalding Company, who invented the basketball, to the modern composite models, very little about the design has ...

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Feb 5, 2012 ... The History of Basketball. William Davis ... Up next. The Evolution of Basketball - Duration: 17:19. justforshtsandgiglz 20,633 views. 17:19 ...
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May 8, 2014 ... In 1936, basketball became an Olympic sport. In 1976, women's basketball was added to the Olympics roster. The Women's Professional ...

Basketball | James Naismith History

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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 ...

Who Invented Basketball, How this great game of ours came into ...

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Almost every basketball fan knows who invented basketball but if you're not one of them then please read on. Originally basketball was called Basket Ball.

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

The Origin of Basketball - Today I Found Out

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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, ...

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

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