James Naismith

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n James Naismith United States educator (born in Canada) who invented the game of basketball (1861-1939)
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Usage


In news:

When they're looking to channel their inner James Naismith, of course.
LONG AFTER the Canadian James Naismith dreamed up a winter-time diversion called basketball, the Europeans went to work codifying another winter-time diversion.
James Naismith , inventor of basketball, left behind something of a secret: a typewritten, two-page, 120-year-old manuscript which details Naismith's original 13 rules for the sport.
James Naismith 's childhood home for sale.
When David Booth shelled out $4.3 million to purchase James Naismith 's Original Rules of Basketball, the longtime Kansas donor made one request.
In December 2010, KU alumnus David Booth opened his wallet and spent $4.3 million to buy the two-page, typewritten document that contains James Naismith 's Original Rules of Basketball.
James Naismith , inventor of basketball, left behind something of a secret: a typewritten, two-page, 120-year-old manuscript which details Naismith 's original 13 rules for the sport.
James Naismith 's childhood home for sale.
James Naismith is known to the world as the inventor of basketball.
If only James Naismith could see this.
The Jayhawks swept the Billikens, 3-0, in their first match on James Naismith Court since 1999.
KU is buzzing with the news last week that David and Suzanne Booth got the group (and the money) together to buy James Naismith's two-page typed and handwritten list of the 13 original rules for basketball.
James Naismith's original rules of basketball -- and the quest to return it home.
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