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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. ..... James Naismith: The Man Who Invented Basketball Temple University Press, ISBN 978-1-4399-0133-5 ...

www.kansasheritage.org/people/naismith.html

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

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 ...

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.biography.com/people/james-a-naismith-9420059

Nov 4, 2017 ... James Naismith invented the game of basketball and established the program at ... Who Is James Naismith, the Inventor of Basketball?

springfield.edu/where-basketball-was-invented-the-birthplace-of-basketball

James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, was an instructor in physical education at the College. It was Luther Halsey Gulick, Naismith's supervisor and the ...

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 ...

mentalfloss.com/article/73209/listen-basketball-inventor-james-naismith-discuss-early-days-sport

Jan 5, 2016 ... Basketball players around the world like to say they're in it for the love of the sport , but the origins of the game itself aren't so romantic. It wasn't ...

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 ...