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The black linings on a basketball are called the seams.
The first basketball was invented in 1942 by a physical education teacher named, James Naismith. The first basketball had seams on the outside that was used to identify the type of ball it was, and it was also used to for support. The seams in the basketball help the person playing keep grip of the ball.
No. A sphere has the smallest surface to volume ratio possible and a basketball is nearly spherical in shape (it has surface dimpling and seams).
American Basketball Association ended in 1976.
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All-American Basketball Alliance was created in 1977.
All-American Basketball Alliance ended in 1978.
Women's American Basketball Association was created in 2002.