The Original Celtics, for instance, are considered the "fathers of basketball" and were presented as "World’s Basketball Champions"; the players had to sign a contract to play with them, and Jim Furey organized matches as a circus, moving daily from town to town. The Celtics became the strongest team, and their successes lasted from 1922 ...
Original Rules of Basketball James Naismith, in devising the game of basketball in the winter of 1891-92, came up with a set of 13 rules. These rules, some of which have endured and some of which have faded away, form the backbone of the guidelines shaping basketball today.
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The other players in the original basketball game besides William R. Chase, who scored the first basket in basketball history, were, The Winning Team: John J. Thompson, Eugene S. Libby, Edwin P. Ruggles, T. Duncan Patton, Frank Mahan, Finlay G. MacDonald, William H. Davis and Lyman Archibald; The Losing Team: George Weller, Wilbert Carey, Ernest Hildner, Raymond Kaighn, Genzabaro Ishikawa, Benjamin S. French, Franklin Barnes, George Day and Henry Gelan.
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Details of the original 1891 copy of the rules of "Basket Ball" are presented at Sotheby's auction house December 3, 2010 in New York City. The two-page document sold for $4.3 million. Photograph ...
Basketball is an original American game invented by Dr. James Naismith in 1891. When designing it, Naismith focused on creating a non-contact sport to be played indoors. He developed the rules and published them in January 1892 in The Triangle, the school newspaper of Springfield College.
The original rules of basket ball were written by Springfield College graduate instructor James Naismith in December 1891 and published in January 1892 in the Springfield College school magazine, The Triangle.
The History of Basketball. Lacking a safe activity to occupy his young athletes during the long cold Springfield, MA. winter of 1891, YMCA International Training School physical education teacher James Naismith got creative. He nailed peach baskets to the lower rung of his gymnasium’s balcony, dug up an ‘association football’ (known today as a soccer ball), and soon hatched the rules for what would later become a game with close to a billion devotees: basketball.