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Basketball: Peach into basket to a global game.

Basketball: Peach into basket to a global game.
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James Naismith, a Canadian American physical educator and innovator, invented the game of basketball in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1891 to keep his students active during the winter.

The game was an immediate success and the original American sport spread instantly to other colleges and YMCAs.

The nets used by athletes to pocket the ball and score points in the game of basketball evolved from the baskets used to collect peaches.

That's how a young athletic director ultimately invented the today's global game Basketball, he created the game of putting the peaches into basket just to engage his fellow students on cold days.

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