BasketballBasketball is a very interesting and really, really fun sport. Basketball is my favorite sport of all and I love it a lot. Basketball is a very popular sport around The HistoryThe history of basketball is very interesting and fun to learn. Basketball was first played 127 years ago on December 21, 1891 at the YMCA training school in Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
The inventor of the game of basketball was Dr. James Naismith, the Canadian-American. Since it was cold outside during the cold months, the athletes needed to exercise since their football season had ended. So, the school’s Superintendent of Physical Education, Dr. Luther.
H. Gulick asked Dr. Naismith to create an indoor game so it would exercise the athletes during the cold months. He used a peach basket as a hoop and a soccer style ball as a basketball. Dr. James Naismith never knew that basketball would be a very popular sport worldwide.
That is how basketball came to be.