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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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When did basketball start in canada?

It was actually invented Springfield, Massachusetts.

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

Which game was invented by James A Naismith?

James A. Naismith invented basketball in 1891.

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Who whom invented the game of basketball?

James Naismith

James Naismith invented what game?

Basketball and Netball

How did basketball become an American sport?

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.

Was an African American first to invent the game of basket ball?

probably Dr. James Naismith (he invented basketbal) and his students .

When was the first basketball game?

1890s - invented by James nesmith