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James Naismith

History of basketball

Content: ·    Invention of the game ·    Rules ·    First game   Invention of the game   James Naismith invented basketball in 1891. Massachusetts had cold winters, and people wanted a game that could be played inside. Buck was a Canadian teacher, born in Almonte, Ontario on the 16th of November, [...]

Martyno Gecevičiaus biografija

Martynas Gecevičius Basketball player. Debute   He debuted in the Euroleague during the 2007-08 season, averaging 3.2 points per game, which he increased to 14.2 points per game in the 2009-10 season, making him a desirable player in the 2010 summer transfer market. His Euroleague career high is [...]

Mantas Kalnietis

  Mantas Kalnietis (born September 6, 1986) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player in the Euroleague and the Lithuanian Basketball League with Žalgiris Kaunas. He is also a member of the Lithuanian national basketball team. He plays the point guard position               Mantas Kalnietis [...]
Šarūnas Jasikevičius

Šarūnas Jasikevičius

Šarūnas biography     Šarūnas started playing basketball six years old. Šarūnas wanted to quit basketball for tennis, but his  coach Feliksas Mitkevičius prevented. Sixteen years he has represented Lithuania in him age group, and was invited to Kauno „Žalgiris“. Šarūnas recently played in the [...]

EuroBasket 2011

EuroBasket 2011 m. EuroBasket 2011 was the 37th men’s European Basketball Championship, held by FIBA Europe. The competition was hosted by Lithuania. This was the second time Eurobasket had been held in Lithuania, the country having also hosted the 1939 championship. FIBA Europe asserted that [...]
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