The history of basketball began with its invention in 1891 in Springfield,
Massachusetts by Canadian physical education instructor James Naismith as a
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 ...
Apr 16, 2014 ... James Naismith was the Canadian physical education instructor who invented
basketball in 1891. He started KU's basketball program.
History. Basketball is a relatively new sport, invented in 1891. It has now grown
into one of the most popular sports in the United States.
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 ...
Basketball: How it Began-Facts and Information About the Game. A game that
started with eighteen men in a YMCA gymnasium in Springfield, Massachusetts,
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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 ...