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An American History of Basketball
by Bryan Pilkington. The original beginning of the popular game of basketball has always been open to debate. Possibly missionaries in China invented it or the game could have just evolved from other ball orientated games. In the late 19th Century basketball had many si...
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A Glance at the History of Basketball
by Jason Richards. What is it about basketball that makes it soo popular? Why are there so many people who take interest in being part of the game? Wherever you go, you will spot people both young and old who get hooked on basketball. They say it is cool to be playing...
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The Real History of Basketball
by Sebastian Marders. Basketball, as we know it today, was not always as simple as it seems. There were no big, multi-million dollar stars like Shaquille O'Neal, Michael Jordan or Larry Byrd. There were no arenas like there are today - no Spectrums or Los Angeles Coliseu...
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History of Basketball
by RecruitCity. The history of basketball is much easier to trace than other sports. It is clear that Dr. James Naismith is credited with creating basketball and much of basketball history. Dr. Naismith, born in 1861 in Ontario, Canada first came up with the conce...
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College Basketball History Is Filled With Milestones
by William Smith. The next major landmark was the introduction of the five-player format. This happened on January 18, 1896 during an intercollegiate game in Iowa City. By the early 1900s, the game had spread to 90 colleges, most of them located in the East and Midwe...
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Teams And Players Who Made Pro Basketball History
by William Smith. The pro basketball history in the US can be traced to a game played at the YMCA in Trenton, New Jersey, in 1896. This was the fallout of a dispute between members of the YMCA team and a YMCA official. The angry players formed a professional team and...
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A Brief History Of Basketball
by Keith Kingston.Dr. James Naismith is known world-wide as the inventor of basketball. He was born in 1861 in Ramsay township, near Almonte, Ontario, Canada. The concept of basketball was born out of his early school days when he played a simple game known as duck-on...
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Professional Basketball History
by Nicky Pilkington. The first official basketball history would be at YMCA in Trenton, New Jersey, in 1896. It was the fallout of a dispute between members of the YMCA team and a YMCA official, resulting in a professional team, playing for money. 2 years later, the Nat...
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Basketball History
by Lee Dobbins. The father of basketball, Dr. James Naismith came up with the game in 1892 and the first game was played in Beaver Falls Pennsylvania on April 8 1893 between the New Brighton YMCA and the Geneva College. The game was very popular and by 1914 as ma...
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