James Naismith

James Naismith: Person who discovered basketball game, Google created Doodle

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Google keeps making doodles of famous personalities every day. On January 15, Google has made a doodle in the name of Dr. James Naismith. Because Naismith invented the game of basketball in 1981. Naismith was
a professor, teacher and coach by profession.

Naismith had discussed the game of basketball and its rules through The Triangle newspaper. It is said that this game was started in a gym which is played today on a global level. Let us tell you that Basketball is a sport played in more than 200 countries.

Let us tell you that Naismith was a trainer in 1890 in Springfield, WIMC International Training College. During this time he was given the task of preparing an indoor game. After this Naismith started playing basketball with a football ball and with some rules.

On December 21, 1981, basketball was introduced into Naismith’s class. The game initially consisted of 9 players, who were players of football and hockey. Initially, there was doubt about basketball, but after a few years, the popularity of the sport increased. In the 1936 Berlin Germany Olympics basketball was introduced for the first time. Before the game’s founder James Naismith, Ball was thrown for a tip-off to start the game.

In the initial stages, this game was played in places like Berlin, America, Germany etc. But over time, it gained popularity and is played today in hundreds of countries. Google has expressed respect for James Naismith by making a doodle in his doodle.