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Foreign-Born Players Make Mark in US College Basketball

When physician James Naismith invented basketball in 1891, he had no idea the international impact it would have. The sport has come a long way since the days when people would throw a ball into a bottomless peach basket. Today, basketball is a worldwide sport; some of the greatest players in the world play on college and professional teams in the United States. Brooklyn's Long Island University, for example, boasts one player from the Netherlands, one from Iceland — and three from...

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