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Basketball History: Dr. James Naismith, Basketball Inventor, Founder, KU Basketball: Kansas History Web Sites

Basketball History: Dr. James Naismith, Basketball Inventor, Founder, KU Basketball: Kansas History Web Sites | Jadaj1 | Scoop.it
James Naismith was the Canadian physical
education instructor who invented basketball in 1891. He started KU's
basketball program.
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YMCA International - World Alliance of YMCAs: Basketball : a YMCA Invention

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Working for social justice for all youth, regardless of religion, race, gender or culture, the World Alliance of YMCAs is a global ecumenical Movement reaching 58 million people in 119 countries worldwide. Founded in 1855, the World Alliance of YMCAs is the oldest and largest Movement for youth in the world.
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James Naismith - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

James Naismith - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

James Naismith (November 6, 1861 - November 28, 1939) was a Canadian American sports coach and innovator. He invented the sport of basketball in 1891.

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NBA.com - History of Basketball in Canada

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The roots of basketball are firmly embedded in Canada. In 1891 the game was invented by Dr. James Naismith, a Canadian who hailed from Almonte, Ontario. Having been given the task of creating a new indoor sports activity while conducting a physical
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