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Original rules of basketball up for auction

The original rules of basketball, written by James Naismith 119 years ago, are expected to fetch millions at auction. It's been nearly 119 years since James Naismith wrote down 13 rules for a new game he devised as a way to give youths at a Massachusetts YMCA an athletic activity

The world’s first basketball shoes, 116-year-old, found at estate sale

A pair of the world's first basketball sneakers has been found at an estate sale in Vista, California. He paid 50 cents for the brown high top canvas sneakers made by the Colchester Rubber Company. Later that night, Mr. Pifer was shocked to discover, during an internet search, that the brand