James Naismith, the grandson and namesake of the man who invented the game of basketball in downtown Lexington, Ky., on July 10, 2013. Photo by Pablo Alcala | Staff
James Naismith, the grandson and namesake of the man who invented the game of basketball in downtown Lexington, Ky., on July 10, 2013. Photo by Pablo Alcala | Staff Lexington Herald-Leader
James Naismith, the grandson and namesake of the man who invented the game of basketball in downtown Lexington, Ky., on July 10, 2013. Photo by Pablo Alcala | Staff Lexington Herald-Leader

Mark Story: Seeking to understand his family's hoops legacy, James Naismith visits Kentucky

July 10, 2013 7:10 PM

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Mark Story

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I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.