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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.

History of basketball


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 Hoops Online


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 ...

Basketball History: Dr. James Naismith, Basketball Inventor ...


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

By 1904, the game was a demonstration sport at the Olympic Games in St. Louis. That gold medal was the first of many for Team USA, which would go on to dominate Olympic competition for much of the next six decades. And the breakup of the Soviet Union eliminated Team U... More »
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Basketball in America: A History - Fact Monster


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 ...

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


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 Equipment and History - International Olympic Committee


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.

The History Of Basketball. Where Basketball Started.


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

Who invented basketball? - Ask History - History Channel


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...

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Q: The History of Basketball.
A: Naismith came up with the sport as a way to help students pass the time during the long New England winters. The first goal used was a peach basket, and there w... Read More »
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Q: History of basketballs?
A: The first purpose-built basketballs were made from panels of leather stitched together with a rubber bladder inside. A cloth lining was added to the leather for... Read More »
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Q: What is the history of basketball?
A: Dr. James Naismith is known world-wide as the inventor of basketball. He was born in 1861 in Ramsay township, near Almonte, Ontario, Canada. The concept of bask... Read More »
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Q: History of basketball.
A: james naismith, an instructor of P.E. at Y.M.C.A introduce the 1st basketball game in 1891. Read More »
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Q: What is the short history of basketball.
A: IN vented in 1890. Read More »
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