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Basketball- Past and Present

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Basketball- Past and Present

Did you know that basketball was invented in a Christian school? The  physical education department in Springfield, Massachusetts of YMCA had created the game because they could not play many other sports during the cold winter. They came up with the indoor game that had later changed to become one of the world's most common sport. The man behind the invention is named, Dr. James Naismith and is known today as the "Father of Basketball."  The game was played with a soccer ball and a peach basket to be used as "goals" but later on was called as "baskets." Today's...

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