The first manufactured basketballs were produced in 1894 by a bicycle manufacturing company. In the late 1890's Spalding took over as the official ball maker. In 1905 the choice of basketballs was left up to the teams. Because of their inability to maintain their shape and their laces, these early brown leather basketballs were hard to dribble.
By: Lisa Porter. Published: 16 November, 2018. Basketball equipment has evolved in many ways since Dr. James Naismith invented the sport in 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Originally designed as an indoor game of skill for YMCA athletes, basketball is now one of the top four most popular sports in North America.
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Evolution of basketball equipment. By Kennym924. Jan 1, 1891. First basketball hoop This is the hoop people back then played on. Dec 21, 1891. First ever basketball ...
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For someone planning on playing basketball, the shoes are the most essential piece of equipment. Although basketball can be played in regular sneakers, a good pair of shoes will give you an edge on the court while providing extra safety. Their stability will allow you to move laterally and perform quick cuts to beat defensive players. Unfortunately, not all shoes are created equal, and you should try them on at the store to make sure they fit comfortably.
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