James Naismith invented the game of basketball in 1891 in Springfield, Mass.
He invented the sport of basketball in 1891. He wrote the original basketball
rulebook, founded the University of Kansas basketball program, and lived to see
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...
Apr 16, 2014 ... James Naismith was the Canadian physical education instructor who invented
basketball in 1891. He started KU's basketball program.
James Naismith was a Canadian physical education instructor who invented the
game of basketball in 1891 while working at the YMCA Training School in ...
The man who invented basketball, Dr. James Naismith, was born in 1861 in a
small Canadian township bordering Almonte, Ontario called Ramsay. As a youth
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, ...
Dr. James Naismith was the Canadian-born physical education instructor who,
inspired by a teaching assignment and his own childhood, invented basketball in
Sep 20, 2010 ... When Dr James Naismith invented basketball in 1891, he couldn't have dreamed
that the game would become the world's second most ...
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 ...