James Naismith

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James Naismith

  1. 1. James Naismith<br />The Father of Basketball<br />
  2. 2. The Beginning<br />November 6, 1861<br />Almonte, Ontario<br />Orphaned- Typhoid Fever<br />Outstanding athlete<br />
  3. 3. College<br />McGill University in Montreal<br />Rugby and gymnastics<br />Theology at Presbyterian College<br />
  4. 4. Basketball Song<br />
  5. 5. The Invention<br />The Young Men's Christian Association<br />Enrolled-Taught Classes<br />New games <br />Recreational sports into gymnasium<br />winter months-football and baseball seasons<br />
  6. 6. "Duck on a Rock"<br />childhood game Naismith played<br />"Duck on a Rock“<br />Two peach baskets- soccer ball<br />
  7. 7. Timeline<br />1893-metal rim invented<br />1895-the backboard appeared<br />1909-first official basketball<br />1897-first intercollegiate game <br />1937-NBL formed<br />1949-NBA formed<br />
  8. 8. Lebron!!!!!<br />
  9. 9. Hall of Fame<br />The Basketball HOF is Named for Naismith<br />It was established in 1959<br />Visit the Following Website for informationhttp://www.hoophall.com/<br />
  10. 10. Museum<br />Museum honoring Naismith<br />Hometown of Almonte, Ontario<br />http://www.naismithmuseum.com/index.html<br />
  11. 11. Naismith Awards<br />Awarded to Top College Players<br />2010 winners Evan Turner and Tina Charles<br />http://www.naismithawards.com/<br />
  12. 12. Slideshow Presentation By Mike Miller<br />

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