because he was forced to invent a game that is played inside, so he invented the game of basketball
The first Spalding basketball was made in 1894 by Albert Goodwull Spalding - three years after the invention of the game in 1891. When the game of basketball was first invented, it was actually played with a soccer ball.
AG Spalding invented the first basketball used in an official game in 1929.
The first basketball game consisted of two 15-minute halves!
The first professional Basketball game ever played was in 1896, in Trenton, New Jersey.
December 21st, 1891 is the first day basketball was played.
The game was invented in 1891 and the first game was played in Mass. in Jan. 1892. The final score was 1-0.
The First Game was played in 1891
The first professional basketball game ever played was in 1896, in Trenton, New Jersey.
1890s - invented by James nesmith
What was the name of the college when Duke played their first basketball game? Trinity University