probably the Mayans. They had a form of soccor/Basketball combo game but when they played, someone died, the losing team was sacrificed to their deity.
There was not a first person to play NBA basketball ,ritard, basketball is played in teams.
Basketball was first played at the YMCA.
Aren't boys always first to do things...yes they are....so yes they were the first to play basketball.
Nancy Liebreman was the first women to play basketball and make it into the World Series!!!!!!!
The first people to play organized basketball were the students of Joe Naismith's physical education class.
He first started playing basketball when he was in North Carolina
They don't. They play basketball in the first place because they are tall
The fist Black person to play basket ball was jace martnio The first Black women to play basketball was senda berenson
the first basketball team was the USA to win but who played
Yes Michael Jordan was the first african-american to play basketball
Of course, the person that invented basketball which was James Naismith.
First of all, the sport is called basketball. Not a basketball. The objective is to dribble the ball down the court and shoot with your hands into the basketball net.
The first game of basketball was played on December 21st, 1891.
The first basketball team wasn't segregated. Actually, black players didn't want to play.
Well, first they have to get picked by an NBA (National Basketball Association) team. Then they play basketball.
Teresa Edwards is the first USA pro basketball player to play on four Olympic teams. Teresa Edwards is the first USA pro basketball player to play on four Olympic teams.
There can't be the "first" basketball player to play in the NBA or other leagues because basketball is a "team sport." But there are teams that are the first like Boston Celtics, and many others Check out this link it may be helpful http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basketball.
A soccer ball, according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basketball#Early_basketball. A soccer ball was used to play the first basketball game.