Facts about the Basketball Hall of Fame including it being founded in 1959. It is located in Springfield, Massachusetts and it is named after the inventor of basketball James Naismith.
The men's basketball team is named the Boomers and the woman's basketball team is named the Opals.
It is named after the Queen
Because when basketball was first played they used peach baskets. Thus, The name BASKETball.
There are No Teams in the NBA named the Tigers
There was a basket...and a ball...and they tried getting the ball IN the basket...hence basketball
Yes there is a basketball player named Everly. His name is Jake Everly and he plays college basketball. He plays point guard. For more information search his name.
The Ancient Greeks held the games at Olympus, Greece, thus giving the name 'The Olympic Games'. In 1894, Pierre de Coubertin wanted to continue the Olympics, and named these modern Olympics the 'Modern Olympic Games'.