Cold Hard Fact for Friday, July 26, 2013

Daily FactsBleacher ReportJuly 26, 2013

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 31:  A detail of a basket hoop, net and backboard as the Duke Blue Devils play against the Louisville Cardinals during the Midwest Regional Final round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium on March 31, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
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Fact: A Canadian physical education instructor named James Naismith invented basketball in 1891.

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