If you’re looking for a way to enjoy the warmer weather, why not head outdoors for a game of hoops?
After all, Wednesday is the 125th anniversary of the invention of basketball. On Dec. 21, 1891, James Naismith published rules for the new game.
In a news release, the sports equipment company Spalding said it has created a digital campaign called “Honor The Game,” which celebrates the anniversary. The company also created commemorative basketballs, but there are just 125 of them that they are giving to various people.
Here is a look at those special basketballs:
The original rules penned by Naismith, who later started basketball at the University of Kansas, are on display at the DeBruce Center on the KU campus.