It was actually invented Springfield, Massachusetts.
AG Spalding invented the first basketball used in an official game in 1929.
James Naismith in 1891.
it was a soccer ball
James A. Naismith invented basketball in 1891.
Basketball and Netball
Basketball was invented in America by a P.E. teacher to begin with. Many people loved the new game he invented, and it started spreading rapidly. Eventually, the sport was made into a professional sport, the NBA, and caught on quickly.
probably Dr. James Naismith (he invented basketbal) and his students .
1890s - invented by James nesmith