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  • What is the history of basketball?

  • Basketball began in 1891 in Springfield, in the USA. It started with an appeal by the department of Physical Education at Springfield University, for a fast-moving ball game to help keep the students fit during the cold winter months. The appeal was successfully answered by a teacher, James Naismith, who came up with the idea of Basketball.

  • What was the first country to play basketball outside the US?

  • Players shooting into a closed-bottom peach basket in an outdoor game of basketball, 1892. Courtesy of the Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S. Since Naismith and five of his original players were Canadians, it is not surprising that Canada was the first country outside the United States to play the game.

  • What is basketball?

  • What is basketball? Basketball is a game played between two teams of five players each on a rectangular court, usually indoors. Each team tries to score by tossing the ball through the opponent鈥檚 goal, an elevated horizontal hoop and net called a basket.

  • Why is there so much confusion about the origin of basketball?

  • This is especially due to the failure to establish any relation between the Springfield College and the YMCA鈥攂oth of which directly relate to invention of basketball. Part of the confusion comes from the fact that the institution has never been known as Springfield College until in 1954.