Naismith


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United States educator (born in Canada) who invented the game of basketball (1861-1939)

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Davie Shanks tweeted: "My thoughts are with Kal Naismith and all the family at this sad time.
Everton forward Naismith and the rest of the players will have to kick their heels for the best part of a year until the Euro qualifiers begin, and in the meantime will have to play a series of friendlies starting with the visit of the United States to Hampden Park tomorrow.
A first competitive home win for Gordon Strachan's men in World Cup qualifying Group A was decided by a first-half finish from Snodgrass before Naismith made the points safe from the penalty spot after the break.
Naismith, 26, from Stewarton, Ayrshire, organised similar events when he was at Rangers - and will continue to fund food for the less fortunate in Glasgow this winter.
Boss David Moyes signed Scotland cap Naismith from the crisis club but Everton have now been hit with a demand for compensation from owner Charles Green.
However, Naismith - out for the rest of the season with cruciate ligament damage - shares the views of fellow Scotland international Jamie Mackie, who declared an interest in being involved.
naismith headed home Lee Wallace's free-kick then set up nikica Jelavic as the champions won 2-0 at St Johnstone.
Naismith has not been involved in either of Craig Levein's friendly games, but he came straight in for the Scotland manager's first competitive match.
We enthusiastically welcome the world of basketball to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and to the city of Springfield to honor the game and its most elite participants.
Naismith, who had a trial at Arsenal last year, is a target for a number of clubs including Rangers but is keen to try his luck in England.
Probably no American sport has had two founding fathers with the quality of Luther Halsey Fulick, the master of the Springfield (MA) YMCA International School, and his young protege in the 1890's James Naismith.
BUSINESSMAN John Naismith has set up what he calls a "one-stop shop" for bodywork repairs.
Augustus given Naismith accolade: LSU's Seimone Augustus won the 2005 Naismith Trophy as Women's College Basketball Player of the Year.
Naismith decided to use a large ball that could be passed by the hands.
Los Angeles to host Class of 2002 Announcement on June 5 to name the first group to be enshrined into the new $103 million Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame complex on September 27