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James Naismith
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Dr. James Naismith (1861-1039) invented the sport of basketball in 1891. He created the sport at the YMCA in Springfield, Massachusetts. James Naismith was a Canadian physical education instructor who needed a winter activity for his students. He used a soccer ball and peach baskets.

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