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 ...
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 .... basketball was invented by me in the late 1950s with
the conception of the ball and hoop and backboard. I started ...
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 ...
Since 1959, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has honored and
celebrated the game's greatest moments and brightest stars. On the occasion of
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, rules and equipment for Basketball. Origins in student fitness, peach
baskets, development of the orange ball, American dominance, Olympic history.
BASKETBALL: History of Basketball at the Olympic. Games. Reference document
. Introduction, key stages and evolution in the number of events from this sport's.
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 ...