Because the ball is shot into a net.
-Also, because the first hoop was a peach basket- hence 'basket'ball.
A Canadian doctor, Dr. Naismith , first had the idea to create a game that would fill gymnasiums during wintertime. After long and deep thoughts, he found this principle: two teams must throw a ball into a basket. At the very beginning , the basket was not pierced but they rapidly decided to do so. (To make the game quicker)
Basketball doesn't have a first name- basketball is the name of a sport.
The name of the content basketball before it was called basketball is Soccer ball
a basketball court
Basketball is known around the world as 'basketball'.
The correct name for it is A basketball court.
Basketball gets its name, because you use the BALLto try and shoot into the BASKET. Therefore, it is called BASKETBALL.
A common name for a basketball ground would be a basketball court.
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