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James Naismith - Quotes

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The invention of basketball was not an accident. It was developed to meet a need. Those boys simply would not play 'Drop the Handkerchief.' ---->>>

Be strong in body, clean in mind, lofty in ideals. ---->>>

I am sure that no man can derive more pleasure from money or power than I do from seeing a pair of basketball goals in some out of the way place.

I am sure that no man can derive more pleasure from money or power than I do from seeing a pair of basketball goals in some out of the way place.

Biography

Nationality: Canadian
Born: November 6, 1861
Birthplace:
Die: 11-28, 1939
Occupation: Inventor
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James Naismith (November 6, 1861 – November 28, 1939) was a Canadian-American physical educator, physician, chaplain, sports coach and innovator. He invented the game of basketball at age 30 in 1891. He wrote the original basketball rule book and founded the University of Kansas basketball program (wikipedia)