Basketball was invented in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith as the result of a challenge by Dr. Luther Halsey Gulick, the director of the physical education department at the YMCA International Training School in Massachusetts... More »

Basketball was invented in Springfield, Mass., at a YMCA training school in December 1891 by Dr. James Naismith. Dr. Naismith, an instructor at the school, was looking for an athletic distraction for students while confi... More »

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Dr. James Naismith, a physical education teacher from Canada, invented basketball in late 1891 at the YMCA Training School in Springfield, Massachusetts. Naismith wrote the sport's original rulebook, containing 13 rules,... More »

Dr. James Naismith, a physical education teacher from Canada, invented basketball in late 1891 at the YMCA Training School in Springfield, Massachusetts. Naismith wrote the sport's original rulebook, containing 13 rules,... More »

Basketball was invented in Springfield, Mass., at a YMCA training school in December 1891 by Dr. James Naismith. Dr. Naismith, an instructor at the school, was looking for an athletic distraction for students while confi... More »

www.reference.com Sports & Active Lifestyle Classic Sports Basketball

Basketball originated in Springfield, Mass., on Jan. 20, 1892 and was developed by Dr. James Naismith. It began as a simple game involving a ball and a peach basket that could be played during the winter. More »

www.reference.com Sports & Active Lifestyle Classic Sports Basketball

Basketball originated in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1891. Its inventor, Dr. James Naismith, worked as a physical education teacher at the International Young Men's Christian Association Training School, or YMCA, which... More »