The board above the basket is called the backboard.
they had a ball and then shot the ball in the basket and they called it basketball
I think its called a basket
It's a basket. Henca why it's called basketball.
A "basket" (score) is called a goal or a field goal.
no because in basketball it is called a basket
Basketball gets its name, because you use the BALLto try and shoot into the BASKET. Therefore, it is called BASKETBALL.
The first basket for basketball used was accutally a peach basket and basketball was invented by a canidian named James Naismith! :)
no it was called peach ball because he used peach baskets as the basket
James Naismith called his invention "Basket Ball".
There was a basket...and a ball...and they tried getting the ball IN the basket...hence basketball
Because the first basket was a peach basket by Dr James Naismith who invented basketball.