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Dr. James Naismith

  1. Kansas to begin building home for Dr. James Naismith’s ‘Rules of Basket Ball’ May 2

    Apr 18, 2014, 11:30 AM EST

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    Kansas will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the DeBruce Center on May 2nd.

  2. Construction of new home for Naismith’s basketball rules delayed until next spring

    Sep 25, 2013, 11:34 PM EST

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    Dr. James Naismith’s official rules to the game of basketball are incredibly valuable, with Kansas alumnus David Booth paying a staggering $4.3 million for the document in a 2010 auction. However, instead of keeping the rules for himself Booth made the decision to donate the rules to his beloved alma mater. Booth made the donation…