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    Imagine this you have two days to create a indoor sports game and you have certain criteria that you have to follow. Well that’s what James Naismith did. Who is he? James Naismith is the inventor of basketball but played a very important role in our great sport. Which leads me to believe that, “without James Naismith we would not have basketball”. James Naismith [who was a Canadian sports coach,physician, and innovator] invented basketball with 13 original rules in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1891. He was 31 at the time when he invented it. It was a class assignment at a Y.M.C.A. training school.He devoted very little effort to shape the game. He spent a decade as the University of Kansas’s founding basketball coach, his overall record was…

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    Australia, India, and Japan (Ponti). Considering the inventor only had fourteen days to create an indoor activity, he created an amazing sport played worldwide! Not many people could do what James Naismith did. Now people have a way to stay fit, or to have fun indoors. The inventor of basketball (James Naismith) was a Physical Education teacher at the YMCA in Springfield, Massachusetts (Gels). Born In Almonte, Ontario on November 6, 1861, this average man had created an international sport…

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    Basketball was invented in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith. Dr. Naismith was born in Canada. He was 31 years old and a graduate student from Presbyterian College in Montreal, Canada, when he decided that he wanted to follow his passion of athletics. He moved to Springfield, Massachusetts to study physical education and work as a physical education instructor at Springfield College. The college was also known as the School of Christian Workers, at that time. (Where 1) In his second year of college,…

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    Ramon James Naismith “I am sure that no man can derive more pleasure from money or power than I do from seeing a pair of basketball goals in some out of the way place”-James Naismith. James Naismith loved books. He had a poster in his dorm room saying “I will work harder than any man today.” Then James was introduced to sports. He loved physical activity and was in the gymnasium everyday. When he was a kid he loved competition and winning. Naismith’s love…

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    game of basketball would not be around today if it wasn’t for one man, his name was James Naismith. James was born on November 6, 1861 in Ontario, Canada. He was born to the parents of John and Margaret Naismith. When James was only nine years old both of his parents had died, leaving James an orphan. This was a very rough time in James’ life. After becoming an orphan, he was raised by his very strict grandmother for a little bit, and then his bachelor uncle. While growing up James enjoyed…

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    Basketball Basketball was invented in the year 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts by a Canadian physical education instructor James Naismith. Naismith devised this game to condition his young athletes during the colder months. The sport did not begin with an actual basketball and two nets. It originally consisted of peach baskets and a soccer ball. He established thirteen rules and divided the teams into nine players each. The objective of the game was to throw the soccer ball into the…

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    The game of basketball, starting with James Naismith, has become an immense part of American culture throughout the years. Many people throughout America enjoy the squeaks of basketball shoes cutting on the court, the sight of a newly waxed floor so shiny that one can see their reflection off of it, and the feel of the leathery bumps of the basketball beneath their fingers. This love of the game has caused much growth of basketball in the past years. There are many different levels of Basketball…

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    The history of free-throw; James Naismith created by a game that was non-violent. He wrote 13 rules of his game and labeled it basketball while he prepared teaching a gym class at the YMCA in Springfield, Mass in 1891. However, understanding that free throw was not called in the original 13 rules, but it was almost the same as rule number 7, that stated “if either side makes consecutive fouls it shall count a goal for the opponents.” Today, we know it as free-throw was put into place for more…

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    The invention took place back in the 1891 . This sport was invented by James Naismith , Mr.Naismith was born on November 6 1861. He taught multiple sports for kids to interact with like Physical education which was used in many schools you may know it by the name P.E . This class would have many different sports you are welcome to play. Naismith had gotten an idea of the game of basketball when he realized what all an football and a soccer ball are capable of doing. Naismith was told by many…

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    Basketball Evolution “Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly on the on the path the best things that will ever happen to us” -unknown. Some people think that bad things that happen are bad and will never get good. But that is how James Naismith invented basketball. Now basketball has evolved into a sport that tons of people adore, and now is evolving more and more. It started with finding scraps from other sports and has turned into a sport. Plus now there are jobs…

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