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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Naismith

James Naismith (November 6, 1861 – November 28, 1939) was a Canadian- American physical educator, physician, chaplain, sports coach and innovator. He invented the game of basketball at age 30 in 1891.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_basketball

The history of basketball began with its invention in 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts by ... The game of basketball as it is known today was created by Dr. James Naismith in December 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts, to condition young ...

www.history.com/news/ask-history/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.kansasheritage.org/people/naismith.html

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

wonderopolis.org/wonder/who-invented-basketball

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 ...

www.nba.com/canada/History_of_Basketball_in_Canad-Canada_Generic_Article-18023.html

Mar 8, 2002 ... The roots of basketball are firmly embedded in Canada. In 1891 the game was invented by Dr. James Naismith, a Canadian who hailed from ...

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2012/01/the-origin-of-basketball

Jan 20, 2012 ... Today I found out the origin of the sport basketball. .... First, that Lambert G. Will himself never claimed to have invented the game and further, ...

www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-11348053

Sep 20, 2010 ... The monument in the city where James Naismith invented basketball, in Springfield, Massachusetts, is the 40,000 sq ft Naismith Memorial ...

www.legacy.com/news/canada/10-things-about-basketball-inventor-james-naismith/330

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 ...