en.wikipedia.org/wiki/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 injury-prone sport ...

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Basketball was Invented by Springfield College instructor and graduate student ... But now, faced with the end of the fall sports season and students dreading the ...

www.factmonster.com/sports/basketball/basketball-america-history

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 ...

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Basketball is the only major American sport with a clearly identifiable inventor. James Naismith wrote the sport's original 13 rules as part of a December 1891 ...

www.basketballforcoaches.com/basketball-history

As coaches and lovers of the game, it's important (and fun!) to know a little basketball history and the origins of the game we all hold so close to our hearts.

www.history.com/news/who-invented-basketball

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 of a ...

www.britannica.com/sports/basketball

The only major sport strictly of U.S. origin, basketball was. ... History. The early years. In the early years the number of players on a team varied according to the  ...

www.olympic.org/basketball-equipment-and-history

History, rules and equipment for Basketball. Origins in student ... invented in 1891 . It has now grown into one of the most popular sports in the United States.

www.historybits.com/basketball.htm

Basketball, one of the most popular sports in the world and played by over 300 million people, was invented by James Naismith in order to provide Athletic ...