The game of Basketball as it is known today was invented by Dr James Naismith in December 1892,
in Springfield, Massachusetts. Naismith's objective in inventing this game was to condition
young athletes during the cold months. The ball had to be netted inside the fruit baskets that
were nailed at the lower railing of the gym balcony. His game ensured that the young athletes
keeps their shape in the winter. To play the game, he planned out the new 13 rules, the class of
eighteen was divided into two teams comprising nine players on each side. The first public
basketball game was played in Springfield, Massachusetts on March 11, 1892.
Since the inception of the NBA, the fantasy basketball league is among the most popular league in the world with a
worldwide fan following. This resulted in the entry of the sport into new avenues such as
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opportunity to earn real cash prizes. Thanks to the popularity of the NBA the sport of
basketball has now made its way in India which again gives online gamers opportunity through
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