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Basketball is a game generally played indoors by two opposing teams of five players each. Basketball was created in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith, a physical education instructor at the YMCA college in spring field. Professional basketball began in (1896) in New York city. woman's basketball has grown rapidly since the 1970s.Basketball is a major sport in U.S colleges, An exhibition match was played at the 1904 Olympics.

Basketball was conceived in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith, a physical education instructor at the YMCA college in Springfield, Mass., as a way to condition outdoor athletes during the winter months
Today basketball is one of the most popular American sports and one the rest of the world has adopted.
Basketball is a major sport in U.S. colleges. Postseason tournaments, first the National Invitation Tournament (begun 1938) and then the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championships (begun 1939), soon attracted enough attention to fill large arenas like New York's Madison Square Garden.
At first, the color of basketball was brown, but its color becomes Orange later. Stand out shade is utilized at once, and, contingent upon the outline, numerous silk screenings may be expected to color the six boards with all the colors on the ball.

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Until World War II, ball got to be progressively prominent in the United States particularly at the secondary school and school levels. After World War II, its prominence developed far and wide. In the 1980s, enthusiasm toward the diversion really blasted as a result of TV presentation.
The first modern game of basketball was held on January 20th in the year of 1982, the court was half as large as the court today and was scored during the match point.
Golden State Warriors are famous for winning the first NBA championship in 1947 which was then named as BAA finals. They are also the latest (2015) NBA Champions. In 2012, at the last game of that NBA season, Golden State Warriors started their game with five rookies. It was indeed a bold step for any NBA team.

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