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History of basketball

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The history of basketball began with its invention in 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts by Canadian physical education instructor James Naismith as a less ...

The History of Basketball - NBA History

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From New York to London, to Paris, to Beijing. From Sarajevo to Dafar to Buenos Aires to Los Angels and everywhere in between the game of Basketball is ...

The History Of Basketball. Where Basketball Started.

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Basketball: How it Began-Facts and Information About the Game. A game that started with eighteen men in a YMCA gymnasium in Springfield, Massachusetts,  ...

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Feb 5, 2012 ... The History of Basketball ... Bill Russell (AMAZING BASKETBALL NBA DOCUMENTARY) - Duration: 43:14. Basketball Doc 132,174 views.

Basketball History: Origin of the Sport - The Basketball World

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Basketball History: Origin of the Sport. In contrast to other sports, basketball has a clear origin. It is not the evolution from an ancient game or another sport and ...

HISTORY OF BASKETBALL – Page 1 of 4 | Court & Field Dimension ...

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Mar 22, 2015 ... Not so with basketball. Basketball history shows that it has the distinction of being an intentionally invented game. In 1891, James Naismith was ...

Who invented basketball? - Ask History

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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...

YMCA International - World Alliance of YMCAs: Basketball : a YMCA ...

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They went over the rules, divided the group into two teams of nine players each and tossed up the first basketball in history. The date was December 21, 1891.

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. .... becoming one of the great coaches in basketball history and today is considered the ...

Basketball Equipment and History - Olympic Sport History

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History, rules and equipment for Basketball. Origins in student fitness, peach baskets, development of the orange ball, American dominance, Olympic history.

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Timeline: Basketball
1896: The first unofficial college basketball game.
1939: First NCAA Men's Basketball Championship.
1940: Indiana beats Kansas in NCAA Men's Basketball Championship.
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Basketball History: Dr. James Naismith, Basketball Inventor ...

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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.

Basketball in America: A History - Fact Monster

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An American game that has traveled well is basketball, now played by more than 250 million people worldwide in an organized fashion, as well as by countless ...

NBA.com - History of the Basketball

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Jun 28, 2006 ... Spalding's full-grain leather ball became the official ball of the National Basketball Association, dribbled by the likes of young Magic Johnson ...