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Basketball's Beginnings

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Did you no that the first game of basketball was played with actual baskets. The game begun on December 1, 1891 when physical education teacher James Naismith hung too peach baskets at opposite end's of the gym and had students toss soccer balls into them? He wanted a game his students could play in doors during the cold Massachusetts Winter and ended up inventing one of the world's most popular sport.

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Did you know that the first game of basketball was played with actual baskets? The game began on December 1, 1891, when physical education teacher James Naismith hung two peach baskets at opposite ends of the gym and had students toss soccer balls into them. He wanted a game his students could play indoors during the cold Massachusetts winter and ended up inventing one of the world's most popular sports.

 

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