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A Guide to the Toronto Raptors for Americans

A form of basketball was played by the Ojibwe people on Lake Ontario and went by the name of “beaktukk tagaka,” which, roughly translated, means “lacrosse played badly.” Almonte, Ontario native James Naismith “invented” basketball in 1891 by stealing it … Continue reading

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