Basketball is called basketball because when it was first invented by a gym teacher the goal was to get the ball into a trash basket sitting on the ground. The only rules were that you could not walk with the ball so you had to either shoot or pass from where you got the ball. the players invented dribbling themselves.
The men's basketball team is named the Boomers and the woman's basketball team is named the Opals.
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.
well there is a famous basketball player named Kobe Bryant.
The Philadelphia '76ers. Named for the year 1776.
Yes, they have special shoes made just for playing basketball, and they are appropriately named 'basketball shoes'.
It is named after Brian B. Scalabrine. He was the creator of the sport and really perfected it to what it is today. So the world decided to name the sport after his middle name.