American physical education teachers at the Young Men’s Christian Association Centre in Manila introduced the sport of basketball to girls.
- Basketball in the Philippines – IPFS
Basketball in the Philippines. Basketball is the most popular sport in the Philippines, played on both the amateur and professional levels. Basketball, which was invented at a YMCA in Springfield, Massachusetts, was introduced to the Philippines by the YMCA early in the American colonial period (1898–1946).
- Basketball Association of the Philippines – Wikipedia
The Basketball Association of the Philippines (BAP) was the International Basketball .
- Basketball in the Philippines – Wikipedia
Basketball was first introduced to the Philippine public school system by the Americans as a women’s sport in 1910 and was played in Interscholastic meets in 1911 until 1913. … The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) which has basketball as its main sort was established in 1924.
- The history of professional basketball in the Philippines | Video | GMA …
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- Why the Philippines is Obsessed With Basketball – Culture Trip
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