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What are some creative volleyball team names?

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Some creative volleyball team names are Serve-ivors, Wild Wings, Spin Masters, Netmasters, Nasty Balls and Lucky 12's. Big City Volleyball's Jay Adams suggested these names.

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The original name of volleyball was "mintonette." William G. Morgan created volleyball in 1895. He designed it as a combination of basketball, handball, tennis and baseball. The official ball of volleyball was designed in 1900. Though volleyball was played as a demonstration sport in the Paris Summer Olympics in 1924, it was only introduced into the Summer Olympics in 1964.

Volleyball is played in two teams of six players each. A point is scored when the ball is grounded on the opposing team's court.

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