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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 ...

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 Equipment and History - Olympic.org

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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.

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 ...

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,  ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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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.