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How Was Basket Ball Invented?

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Jules Smith

on 3 December 2013

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Transcript of How Was Basket Ball Invented?

How Was Basketball Invented?
Who Was The First Coach?
James Naismith served as the first basketball coach at the University of Kansas, and was an inaugural inductee into the Basketball Hall of Fame, which is named in his honor.
How did basketball changed over the years?
" The three point line is new, and has be moved further back - twice. The key has widen, and the officiating has adapted to the way the activity is being played now. There are also some rules that have changed, the video playback is now in affect and will be revised contained by the off season of this year.,
Our Opinion
Jules: I love Basket Ball! I enjoy the game alot. I was not aware that there are more rules today than when they started playing.
Ruby: I enjoy basketball! It is good exercises. When I play basketball I always learn something new about basketball
Basketball was invented in 1891 by James Naismith. He invented the game when his boss at the YMCA, in Springfield Mass, told him he had to invent a new indoor game in two weeks.
Who Invented This Great Game?
A Little Info On James Naismith
He was a Canadian physical instructor. He was born in Almonte, Ontario in Canada on November 6, 1861. At the tender age of nine he lost both his parents within three weeks. He got educated at Mcgill University and Presbyterian College at Montreal. He served in Mcgill University and Springfield College of Springfield, Massachusetts for five years as a physical instructor.
Source For Circles 1 & 2
http://whoinvented.org/who-invented-basketball/
He wanted to "create an indoor activity that didn't involve much physical contact and could be played during the winter by the school's students. Using a soccer ball and two peach baskets fastened to the railings of the gallery surrounding a gym -- and incorporating strategies and objectives involved in a childhood game he played called "Duck on a Rock" -- Naismith devised thirteen rules for a new game he termed "Basket Ball."
What Did He Want In His New Game?
Source for This Circle
http://www.isfaq.com/sports/1446.html
Hoped You Liked It!
Source For These Circles
http://espn.go.com/nba/topics/_/page/james-naismith
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