History of Basketball

 

These links give you a good overview of the history of basketball and its context to social studies.


Dr. James Naismith
Find out more about the man who invented basketball, including his coaching days at the University of Kansas.

History of Basketball
The story of the development of the game, from the NBA itself

Women's Basketball Hall of Fame
Learn more about the great women players of the past

The Best Women's Basketball Players Ever
One organizations list of the best of the best

History of Basketball
The story of the development of the game, from the NBA itself

The 50 Greatest Players in NBA History
Find out more about these great players from yesteryear. Some of them have just recently retired.

The 50 Greatest Teams in College Basketball History
Basketball is a team game. Here are one organization's list of the 50 best teams ever to play the game

The 25 Greatest Players in College Basketball History
Just what it says

The 10 Greatest Individual Seasons in College Basketball History
Take a guess at who is Number 1

Association for Professional Basketball Research
This site has an incredible amount of detail on just about every basketball league ever, from its beginning to its end or to the present. Don't miss the huge collection of team logos!

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