2017 Naismith Women's Watch List Announced

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the watch list of 50 players in consideration for the 2017 Naismith Women’s College Player of the Year.

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Celebrating 125 Years of Basketball

To celebrate Dr. Naismith and his legacy, Naismith Trophy award winners have weighed in on what the man and the game means to them

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2017 High School Watch Lists Announced

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the watch list of 50 players in consideration for the 2017 Boys’ and Girls’ High School Player of the Year Awards.

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2017 Naismith Watch List Announced

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the watch list of 50 players in consideration for the 2017 Naismith Men’s College Player of the Year.

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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.”

– James Naismith