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

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Was basketball or netball first?

basketball. netball originated from basketball


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


Is netball harder than basketball?

netball is harder


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Netball was originally made from the game basketball and was named "netball" so that ladies could play a different style of basketball.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 sport is more popular basketball or netball?

Netball


How did Netball originate?

Netball actually originated 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.


What came first netball or basketball?

basketball


What year netball being?

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


Why is netball seen as not a real sport?

Netball is not seen as a real sport because it is based on another sport, its brother basketball. Netball originated from basketball not that long a time ago, which is another reason why people don't regard netball as a sport. However, that way of thinking may change very soon when netball becomes more popular. Also, netball is a sport played only by girls which restricts the popularity. If netball was played by boys than it may become part of the Olympics.


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.


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.


What does a backboard in netball mean?

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


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.


What ryams with basketball?

netball


Is netball better then basketball?

no


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.


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!


Is basketball better than netball?

Basketball is way, way better!


What country plays netball and basketball?

Netball is very popular in Australia and New Zealand. I think you'll find basketball is played in a lot of countries.


What type of ball is used in netball?

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


What sport did netball originate from?

basketball


In what country was netball invented?

Netball can be traced back as far as, or even farther than, basketball. After basketball was invented in the 1890's, women began to want a similar sport to play. After many modifications to the rules of basketball, netball was born at a physical training college in England.