James Naismith

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 James Naismith is known world-wide as the inventor of basketball. He was also the KU Basketball Program Founder! Kansas Basketball, Basketball History, Basketball Tricks, Basketball Pictures, Basketball Legends, Basketball Teams, Girls Basketball, Ku Bball, Rockets Basketball

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

James Naismith was the Canadian physical education instructor who invented basketball in 1891. He started KU's basketball program.

James Naismith - Basketball P. instructor James Naismith from Almonte,Ontario Canada got the idea to dribble a soccer ball down a court. The trick was to toss the ball into a peach basket. This was back in 1891 when he coached in Massachusetts. He woul Basketball History, Basketball Tricks, Basketball Rules, College Basketball, Basketball Today, Basketball Hoop, Basketball Skills, Basketball Birthday, Women's Basketball

James Naismith the Inventor, biography, facts and quotes

James was a famous Inventor from Canada. He was born November 6, 1861 and died November 28, 1939.

James Naismith invented basketball in 1891 and started the University of Kansas basketball program in Rock, Chalk, Jayhawk, KU! James Naismith, Kansas Basketball, Basketball History, Basketball Coach, Basketball Stuff, Basketball Socks, Basketball Hoop, Springfield College, Famous Freemasons

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 James Naismith the founder of basketball and KU's first coach was an animal lover aww.Who knew? Kansas Jayhawks Basketball, Kansas Basketball, Basketball History, Basketball Players, Ku Sports, James Naismith, University Of Kansas

Dr. James Naismith the founder of basketball and KU's first coach was an animal lover aww...Who knew? #rcjh

Coach James Naismith's original Basketball Rules reside in Lawrence, Kansas at the DeBruce Center (built just for them) on campus attached to Phog Allen Fieldhouse home of the Jayhawks. Kansas Basketball, Basketball History, Basketball Tricks, Basketball Rules, Basketball Floor, Sports Basketball, Ku Sports, James Naismith, Basketball Training Equipment

James Naismith had written the first basketball rules and there were 13 of them. Of course, if you know any of the modern basketball rules you know there not the same as these. Although this might seem like a long list, don’t worry, it really isn’t. Dr. Naismith wrote these exact rules (meaning they haven’t been changed).

James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, practicing with his wife in Credit The New York Times. Basketball’s Birth, in James Naismith’s Own Spoken Words - The New York Times James Naismith, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Rare Photos, Basketball History, Basketball Practice, Basketball Hoop, Basketball Today, Basketball Jones

Historical Times

If you don't know history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part...

If you have March Madness fever, you should know that the YMCA invented the Game of Basketball. In James Naismith, a gym teacher at the YMCA in Springfield, Massachusetts, invented the game of basketball. Basketball History, Basketball Rules, Sports Basketball, College Basketball, James Naismith, Larry Bird, Olympic Sports, Olympic Games, Riga

James Naismith — in a three-piece suit — with his first basketball team in 1891.

Basketball inventor James Naismith recounts the first game ever played, in an unearthed interview that's the only known recording of him speaking. First Basketball Game, Basketball History, Basketball Rules, College Basketball, James Naismith, Scorpio Men, University Of Kansas, Kansas Jayhawks

Listen to basketball inventor James Naismith describe the first game ever played

Basketball inventor James Naismith recounts the first game ever played, in an unearthed interview that's the only known recording of him speaking.