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James Naismith was the Canadian physical education instructor who invented basketball in 1891 when he was the

at Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts (1890 to 1895)

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What game was invented from basketball?


Who already invented the basketball and what year it invented?

AG Spalding invented the first basketball used in an official game in 1929.

Who invented American basketball?

James Naismith in 1891.

When the game of basketball was first invented what was the game played with?

it was a soccer ball

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Who whom invented the game of basketball?

James Naismith

James Naismith invented what game?

Basketball and Netball