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Basketball. Netball originated from basketball

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What came first netball or basketball?

basketball


When did basketball become netball?

It didn't. Basketball has always been basketball, netball has always been netball. Netball developed from basketball in the 1890s.


What is the different between netball and basketball?

Netball is played in thirds, basketball in half's. Netball is non-contact, while basketball is contact. Netball nets are similar to basketball nets but have no backboard are taller and smaller in diameter. Netball has seven players, basketball has five. Netball players have bibs and specific positions, basketball does not.


How is basketball similar to netball?

Both basketball and netball are played on the same court


What was a first netball?

I am guessing 'how did netball begin"... i play netball myself. it originated from basketball but they did not have backboards, just hoops. they changed a few rules and bibs


What sport is more popular basketball or netball?

Netball


How did Netball originate?

Netball actually originated from basketball


Is netball harder than basketball?

netball is harder


What ryams with basketball?

netball


Is netball better then basketball?

no


Where Did Netball Get Its Name?

Netball was originally made from the game basketball and was named "netball" so that ladies could play a different style of basketball.


What year netball being?

Netball was invented in 1892 but was called Women's Basketball not Netball.


What does a backboard in netball mean?

There is no backboard in netball, however there is one in basketball


What sport did netball originate from?

basketball


What is the differences between basketball and netball?

The difference between basketball and netball is that in basketball you can take more than 2 steps and dribble up the court, but in netball the most amount of steps you can take is 2 and you are put in certain positions. Another difference is that netball is played in thirds and basketball in halves.


Why was netball made?

Netball was created as a version of basketball for women. In 1892 Senda Berenson changed the rules of basketball to create netball. Netball became it's own sport in 1899 with specially designed nets.


What is the different betwen netball and basketball?

In netball you cannot bouncethe ball whereas you can in basketball and in netball only certain players are allowed in specific thirds prior to which position they play, but in basketball the whole team is allowed anywhere.


Is basketball better than netball?

Basketball is way, way better!


Is Basketball and Netball a outdoor sport?

Basketball and Netball are usually played as an indoor sport, however yes they can also be played outside.


Is a netball heavy?

No it is lighter than a basketball.


Differences between netball and basketball?

Netball is a women's sport while basketball is a sport for men. Well whoever answered this question is obviously sexist. I am a woman and have played both netball and basketball. They are 2 entirely different sports.


What colours lines are in the netball courts?

White on an netball court & red on a basketball court


What type of ball is used in netball?

A netball... round ball, like a small basketball


What is the difference between a netball hoop and a basketball hoop?

Basketball has a backboard for the ball to bounce off. Netball hoops just have a hoop no backboard. You have to be very acurate. Also in netball the diameter of the rings is 3 inches smaller.


When was it called netball?

Netball came from basketball so was originally called basketball but over the years the name has changed just like the rules!