Wednesday July 15, 2020

So you want to learn to play basketball

A sport played by two teams of five players and a ball. What it is:

18th February, 2006

A sport played by two teams of five players and a ball. What began in 1891 with one man, Dr James Naismith, throwing a 9-inch ball through a 18-inch hoop, has spread to become one of the world’s most popular sports. What it is:

While working as a PE teacher at the School for Christian Workers, Springfield, Massachusetts, Naismith was given 14 days to create a new indoor ‘‘athletic distraction’’ for the young men...

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