Friday, May 31, 2013

Fact of the Day: Canadian Basketball

Basketball was invented by Canadian Dr. James Naismith. As a professor, he attempted to create a game to keep his class active on a rainy day. The results were bigger than he could have imagined. 

17 comments:

Unknown said...

Genial información no lo sabía!!
Saludos
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Pilar Domínguez said...

I thought basketball was invented by the aztecs:(;so I was mistaken. Great fact, Adam. Kisses:)

黄清华 Wong Ching Wah said...

I wonder what Dr.James teach ?

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Yes, MUCH bigger than he imagined!

DWei said...

And yet Canadians would rather play hockey.

Just Keepin It Real, Folks! said...

What a slam dunk for him!

Emmylou said...

YAY for us Canucks:)

Christine said...

omg, I didn't know it was invented by a Canadian!

Unknown said...

Certainly took off

Dana said...

Fun fact!

Holy Ghost Writer said...

Thank you canadians

Pat Hatt said...

Knew that one as they do those moment in history commercials up here

Rosalinda Tjioe said...

I always have so much fun reading your fun facts!

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MEcoy said...

well that was the sport most played here so i guess we shold thank him as well

Mama Zen said...

I didn't know that!

Theresa Mahoney said...

I guess that makes up for them also giving us Justin Beiber...

Adam said...

not quite