A Canadian Invented Basketball
The best basketball players in the world come from the United States.
However, Dr. James Naismith, a Canadian, is credited with inventing the sport in 1891.
Naismith invented the game for a group of young people to play inside during the cold winters in Springfield, Massachusetts, the town in which he was a teacher at the time.
The first basketball game was played using peach baskets and a ball.
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