Because the first basket was a peach basket by Dr James Naismith who invented basketball.
Basketball was originally played with a peach basket without the bottom hense the name "basket"ball
Basketball gets its name, because you use the BALLto try and shoot into the BASKET. Therefore, it is called BASKETBALL.
A hoop, score, or net
Ball 'n a basket! Some people call basketball "hoops".
The name "Peach Basket" doesnt have relation to the Celtics itself, but it was the original name for basketball. Basketball was invented in Springfield, Massachussetts in 1891 and the game consisted of a peach basket (basket used to hold peaches) and a soccer ball.
The creator of basketball was a P.E director and the original basketball hoop was actually a peach basket. His first name I think was Nathian.
It means this because it contains a basket and a ball.
james naismith invented basketball by using a peach basket that kids had to put a yarn ball in.
It was origionally played using a peach basket for scoring points.
The women's basketball team is the Silver Ferns
The proper name (a basket and handcrafts firm) is spelled "Longaberger".
You throw a ball in a basket. Basket ball. same thing i was gonna say, pretty obvious tho
When basketball was first made it was used for a gym game and they put baskets on top of poles, that is where the name came from.
a basket (to put things in) is translated "un panier" in French.The sport basketball is called "basket" or "basket-ball".The French also use "basket" to name a type of sport shoes (sneakers).
When the sport was first played, the object was to throw a ball into a peach basket. He called the game basketball and the name stuck.
Naismith, in 1891 is started with a literal basket hung on a wall
The game has been known as basketball since its invention in 1891. It was named basketball because the object of the game was to shoot a ball (at the time of the game's invention, a soccer ball was used) into a peach basket. Hence, basketball.
The noun 'basketball' is a commonnoun, a general word for a type of sport or a type of ball.A proper noun is the name of a specific person, place, or thing.Examples of proper nouns for the common noun 'basketball' are Wilson NCAA Official Game Basketball ($69.99) or The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (Springfield, MA).
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A really cool killer 3 on 3 Basket ball team name would be `The Wildfangs`!