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15/01/1892 Basketball rules first are published in Triangle Magazine


Original 1891 Basketball Rules Up for Auction


James Naismith & the Invention of Basketball


James Naismith's Rules of Basketball


How Basketball Got Started The History Of Basketball


The Basic Rules of Iowa Girls 6-on-6 Basketball

James Naismith published his rules for the game of "Basket Ball" that he invented: The original game played under these rules was quite different from the one played today as there was no dribbling, dunking, three-pointers, or shot clock, and goaltending was legal.
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    • Original rules 

    • Players, substitutes, teams and teammates 

    • Shot clock and time limits 

    • Fouls, free throws and violations 

    • Equipment 

    • Officiating and procedures 

    • International Rules of Basketball