KOBE BRYANT • 1978–2020

A TROPHY LIFE: THE NAISMITH TROPHY PODCAST

Naismith Trophy Launches Weekly Podcast, Hosted by Bob Rathbun

JERSEY MIKE'S NAISMITH HIGH SCHOOL TROPHY FINALISTS REVEALED

Competition Narrows to Five High School Boys and Girls Vying for Player of the Year Honor

JERSEY MIKE'S NAISMITH HIGH SCHOOL COACH OF THE YEAR FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

2020 High School Coach of the Year Competition Narrows to Five Finalists

WOMEN'S CITIZEN NAISMITH TROPHY MIDSEASON TEAM ANNOUNCED

30 Players Vying for 2020 Women’s Player of the Year

MIDSEASON TEAM RELEASED FOR MEN'S CITIZEN NAISMITH TROPHY

2020 Player of the Year Competition Narrows to 30 Candidates

DR. JAMES NAISMITH

Dr. James Naismith invented basketball in 1891 after seeing the need for more indoor sports options during the cold months of winter. With a soccer ball, two peach baskets and a set of rules, the sport was born.

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“I am sure that no man can derive more pleasure from money or power than I do from seeing a pair of basketball goals in some out-of-the-way place.” -DR. JAMES NAISMITH