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James Naismith

  1. LeBron James calls Cleveland 55-point loss “karma”

    Jan 12, 2011, 9:10 AM EDT

    Detroit Pistons v Miami Heat

    It was a historic, epic loss by the Cleveland Cavaliers Tuesday night. They didn’t just lose to the Lakers, they were an embarrassment. James Naismith was rolling over in his grave. The final score, 112-57, had people shaking their heads. Except for LeBron James, who tweeted this late Tuesday night: Crazy. Karma is a b****..…

  2. Naismith original rules of basketball sell for $4.3 million

    Dec 10, 2010, 8:12 PM EDT

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    James Naismith needed a new indoor game for the children under his charge at a Massachusetts YMCA. He came up with a sport where a ball had to be thrown into peach baskets suspended 10 feet in the air. For the sport, he came up with just 13 rules. No, one of them was not…

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