The paper takes a historic look at the sport of basketball.
The paper takes a historic look at the sport of basketball. The author takes a detailed look at how the game has changed in terms of rules and protocol, and also delves into the differences between men’s and women’s participation in the sport.
“During the winter of 1891, Dr. James Naismith, a student and professor at Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts “was struggling with a concept for a new type of game to condition young students during the winter months after football had ended and the track and baseball seasons were still several months away” (Hometown Delicatessen, 1997). In the next few days, Naismith invented the game of basketball.”