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James Naismith's Life and Legacy: Celebrating 150 Years

Basketball enthusiasts will want to check out this online exhibit, courtesy of the University of Kansas Library, that celebrates the life and career of James Naismith. In addition to items from the University of Kansas, where Naismith spent most of his career, this exhibit includes items collected by McGill University, where Naismith earned a bachelor's degree in 1887, and from Springfield College...
Pro Hoops History

Authored by veteran sports writer and basketball historian Curtis Harris, Pro-Hoops History is "dedicated to spreading and creating knowledge related to the history of professional basketball." Harris earned an MA in History from American University, where he wrote his thesis on the early history of basketball between 1891 and 1910 (visitors can download and read his thesis via the April 30, 2014...