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The sport of basketball was invented by James Naismith in 1891. Basketball originally used a soccer ball which was thrown into peach baskets. On March 11, 1892 the first public basketball game was played in Springfield, Masschusetts. The Olympics held it first basketball game in Berlin Germany in 1936.

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Published: 2007-01-11 17:32:07

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