Naismith


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Nai·smith

 (nā′smĭth′), James 1861-1939.
Canadian-born American sports educator who originated the game of basketball (1891).
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Naismith

(ˈneɪsmɪθ)
n
(Biography) James. 1861–1939, Canadian sportsman and coach; inventor of basketball
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As for Madrono Ranch, Naismith owned it and had set the price at fifty dollars an acre.
And she was all of good as well as all of beauty, devout in her belief in her mother's worship, which was the worship introduced by Ebenezer Naismith, the Baptist missionary.
CRAIG LEVEIN has told Hearts fans he's hopeful Steven Naismith will feature in their Premiership opener but revealed Peter Haring has been ruled out for two months.
STEVEN Naismith is relaxed about his Hearts contract talks as he believes he will "probably" play at Tynecastle next season.
When Steven Naismith was sold to Norwich City in January 2016, for a fee in the region of PS8m, Everton banked a huge mark-up on a player they signed from Glasgow Rangers on a free transfer.
Steven Naismith is the Scottish Premiership's top scorer this season for table-topping Hearts - and Rodgers' Celtic side received a sizeable boost in yesterday's Betfred Cup semi-final against the Jambos when the striker, 32, limped off injured after only eight minutes.
SUNDERLAND have been put on red alert over the availability of Norwich forward Steven Naismith, with the Canaries looking to offload key players this summer.
STEVEN Naismith wishes he was as popular with Norwich manager Alex Neil as with the Everton fans.
STEVEN NAISMITH sent Everton spinning to defeat - and basked in a standing ovation from the Goodison faithful.
FORMER Everton frontman Steven Naismith is ready to help fire new club Norwich to victory against Liverpool should he get the go-ahead from manager Alex Neil.
ROBERTO Martinez expects Everton striker Steven Naismith's future to be resolved over the next couple of weeks amid speculation of fresh interest from Norwich.
Toms River, NJ, October 03, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Master sculptor Brian Hanlon once again brought life to a plaza with the unveiling of his latest bronze masterpieces on Friday, September 11, at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame where more than 50 Hall of Famers were in attendance for the annual induction ceremony.