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James Naismith


Dr. James Naismith (November 6, 1861 – November 28, 1939) was a Canadian physical educator, physician, chaplain, sports coach and innovator. He invented the sport of basketball in 1891. He wro...

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.

Who Invented Basketball? | Wonderopolis


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


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 ...


Basketball : a YMCA Invention. James Naismith, Inventor of the basketball. James Naismith was a Canadian farm boy from Almonte, Ontario, a small town just a ...

James Naismith - Kansapedia - Kansas Historical Society


Inventor of basketball: Born: November 6, 1861, Canada. ... In 1898 he was hired by the University of Kansas to coach basketball, teach physical education, and ...

James Naismith: the Instructor Who Invented Basketball - Inventors


Jun 24, 2015 ... Learn more about James Naismith, the Canadian-born physical education instructor who invented basketball in 1891.

Hoopla! The inventor of basketball returns -- via hologram - CNET


Feb 12, 2016 ... The inventor of basketball made a guest appearance at an NBA event on Friday, scoring a swish 125 years after he created the sport.

James Naismith Biography and the History of Basketball - Inventors


Biography of Canadian James Naismith who invented basketball in 1891.

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Dec 15, 2015 ... A real piece of history! Listen to a newly-found interview of Dr. James Naismith himself, the inventor of basketball. And it's funny! Special thanks ...
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10 Things About Basketball Inventor James Naismith | Legacy.com


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 ...

James A. Naismith - Coach, Inventor - Biography.com


James Naismith invented the game of basketball and established the program at University of Kansas. Learn more at Biography.com.

James Naismith Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ...


Recognized as the Father of Basketball. Always humble and never self- promotional, Naismith avoided drawing attention to himself as the inventor of a popular ...