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History of Basketball
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The game of basketball has evolved a great deal throughout the years. Basketball was invented on December 21, 1891. The inventor of the game was a Canadian clergyman, James Naismith Joseph Morse, 1973. The game of basketball was fashioned from fragments of other games, seeking to eliminate flaws of indoor rugby, soccer and lacrosse. Naismith also borrowed aspects from the children's game "Duck-on-a-Rock," in which children tried to knock off a rock from a boulder by tossing smaller rocks from about 20 feet away Lauren S. Bahr, 1995. There has been no question that basketball was first played in the...
salaries and endorsements. The players use to play for the love of the game but now players play for the money aspects of it also. Which I think is ridiculous, for a player to be getting paid millions of dollars for a single season. But on the other hand I would not mind getting paid millions for playing basketball. Even though basketball is becoming more commercialized and money oriented, I still would play and watch the game of basketball. I still believe that there still playing basketball for the right reason, which is for the love of the game.
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