James Naismith

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James Naismith (born November 6, 1861) is famous for being doctor. He currently resides in Almonte, Canada. Canadian educator, physician, and coach who became famous for inventing basketball in 1891. He founded the University of Kansas basketball team and authored the first basketball rulebook.

Source of Money
Real Name
James Naismith
Place of Birth
Almonte, Canada
Date of Birth
November 6, 1861 (age 162)

James Naismith is a Scorpio and was born in The Year of the Rooster


James Naismith was born in Almonte, Canada on Wednesday, November 6, 1861 (G.I. Generation generation). He is 162 years old and is a Scorpio. James Naismith (November 6, 1861 – November 28, 1939) was a Canadian physical educator, physician, chaplain, sports coach and innovator. He invented the sport of basketball in 1891. He wrote the original basketball rulebook, founded the University of Kansas basketball program, and lived to see basketball adopted as an Olympic demonstration sport in 1904 and as an official event at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, as well as the birth of both the National Invitation Tournament (1938) and the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship (1939). He played several sports at McGill University, including lacrosse and soccer. The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is named after him.

He studied physical education in Montreal before moving to the U.S. and working at the YMCA. James Naismith is a member of Richest Celebrities and Doctors.


James is turning 163 years old in

Although he’s the only coach in Kansas University history with a losing record, he coached Phog Allen, who would go on to be a Hall of Fame coach.

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