Because the ball is shot into a net.
-Also, because the first hoop was a peach basket- hence 'basket'ball.
A Canadian doctor, Dr. Naismith , first had the idea to create a game that would fill gymnasiums during wintertime. After long and deep thoughts, he found this principle: two teams must throw a ball into a basket. At the very beginning , the basket was not pierced but they rapidly decided to do so. (To make the game quicker)
The name of the content basketball before it was called basketball is Soccer ball
Basketball doesn't have a first name- basketball is the name of a sport.
Basketball is known around the world as 'basketball'.
The correct name for it is A basketball court.
a basketball court
Basketball gets its name, because you use the BALLto try and shoot into the BASKET. Therefore, it is called BASKETBALL.
A common name for a basketball ground would be a basketball court.
is there a nba basketball player with last name prier
national basketball association
Because when basketball was first played they used peach baskets. Thus, The name BASKETball.
The creator of basketball was a P.E director and the original basketball hoop was actually a peach basket. His first name I think was Nathian.
Shoot 'n' Hoop is the name of the basketball game at a carnival.
There was no original name
The University of Chicago Basketball Team.
There is no Montreal basketball team.
The jordan team
I think the best name for a girls basketball team is Dunk Madness.
Because the first basket was a peach basket by Dr James Naismith who invented basketball.
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The NBA- National Basketball Association
The New York Knicks is the name of the basketball team.