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Basketball History

Parent Category: Basketball
All about the history of basketball. Includes questions about the first game ever played, the history of how basketball was created, and about the most points ever scored in one game.
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A goal is also referred to as a hoop. It is what you shoot the ball  into in order to get points.
Nope. He was a bachelor till death
He didn't have a a contract for having/coaching an all star team.
naismithsuffered a major brain hemorrhage
Lebron james, Rajon Rondo. Russel Westbrook. all made 3 triple-doubles currently.
Pete Maravich, or "Pistol Pete", a guard from LSU is the NCAA  Basketball's leading scorer. He ended his college career with 3,667  points and was elected into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall  of Fame.
 Lew Alcindor,  Milwaukee Bucks
If you go back to 2003, every team in the NBA has made the playoffs at least once. Here is a list of the 6 teams with the longest Playoff Drought. DroughtTeamLast appearance in NBA Playoffs6 seasonsMinnesota Timberwolves20046 seasonsNew York Knicks20044 seasonsIndiana Pacers20064 seasonsLos Angeles...
The shot clock was introduced to the NBA for two main reasons. It  was invented to prevent either team from stalling and to make the  game faster.
  == Answer ==     DaJuan Wagner out of Camden, NJ once sored 100 points in a high school game.   == Answer ==     Danny Heater set the national high school record for most points scored in a basketball game with 135 points on Jan. 26, 1960. Playing for Burnsville, West Virginia...
1-Lawrence Moten, Syracuse-1405 points2-Troy Bell, Boston College-1388 points3-Terry Dehere, Seton Hall-1320 points4- Chris Mullin, St. John's-1290 points5-Kerry Kittles, Villanova-1288 points6-Dana Barros, Boston College-1257 points7-Luke Harangody (active player: stats as of 02-01-10) Notre Dame...
Jamal Crawford, LA Clippers
  Wilt Chamberlain died in 1999
Dr James Naismith invented basketball and its original rules
#10 Jamaal Wilkes with 10,601 points #9 Byron Scott with 12,780 points #8 Gail Goodrich with 13,044 points #7 Shaquille O'Neal with 13,895 points #6 James Worthy with 16,320 points #5 Magic Johnson with 17,707 points #4 Elgin Baylor with 23,149 points #3 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with 24,176...
ray allen , paul pierce, kevin garnett
The Big 3 namely Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen.
  == Answer ==     According to HarlemGlobetrotters.com it was 1927.
The crowd goes wild and the other team gets the ball
a freaking peach basket was used!
That was Villanova, ranked 8th in the Southeast bracket, when they defeated Georgetown, 66-64, to win the NCAA championship in 1985.
the first basketball was a soccer ball
81 points on January 26, 2006 against the Toronto Raptors
No. When the Thunder moved to OKC, the city of Seattle retained the rights to the Supersonic name, logo, and all other affiliated things including records
The Golden State Warriors with 25 3's in the 3rd quarter
The Celtics settled there.
Kevin Garnett became a Boston Celtic player when he was traded to Boston from the Minnesota Timberwolves on July 31, 2007
Um.... I think they were called the pajama walmart bowlers
Earl was drafted in 1950 and player for the 76ers in 1963 was when  he moved to Philadelphia to play for the 76ers.
  1971-1972 LA Lakers won 33 straight
C - Steve Spipanovich   F - Ricky Frazier   G - Larry Drew   F - Mark Dressler   G - Jon Sundvold   G - Steve Wallace   F - Carl Amos   G - Mike Foster   C - Tom Dore   F - Kirk Shawver   F - Al Hightower
The Boston Celtics officially became a team in 1946 and was formed  by Walter A. Brown.
Wilt Chamberlain played for the Philadelphia/San Francisco Warriors  (Present day Golden State Warriors), the Philadelphia 76ers, and  the Los Angeles Lakers. He played for the University of Kansas and  also for the Harlem Globetrotters getting drafted to the NBA by the  Philadelphia/San...
In 1904 in St Louis
Tim Duncan has missed the NBA playoffs only one time. He missed them in the 2000 playoffs after suffering a torn left lateral meniscus on 4/11 at Sacramento.
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Chris Webber is 41 years old (birthdate: March 1, 1973).
The only team he played for in his career is the Los Angeles Lakers, and he's been in the NBA since 1996.
  According to the NBA website, the 3-point line was adopted for the 1979-1980 season.
He weighs 102 pounds.
North Carolina has been in the NCAA tournament 39 times: 41, 46, 57, 59, 67, 68, 69, 72, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 2000, 01, 04, 05, 06 and 07. The Tar Heels have a total of 5 championships including the 1924 team that was...
yes, he was arguably the greates sixth man of all time
1. You have to dribble the ball and when you stop you can't dribble  again   2. You cannot travel, which means you can't run with the ball   3. You can not tackle or slap or punch or anything like that,  otherwise it will be called a foul   4.You can only stay in the key for 3 seconds  ...
1 the winner of the UK at uga March 15 2006. In the modern area.
2-25-16 The Houston Rockets are 28-29 so far this season.
Depends on how you view celebrities, and what your take is, i.e.  what your requirements are to be a celebrity.  Carmelo is a well known person, so I would consider him a  celebrity. 
There are currently 23 players on the Harlem Globetrotter's roster.  They are Ant, Big Easy, Buckets, Bull, Cheese, Firefly, Flight  Time, Flip, Hacksaw, Hammer, Handles, Hawk, Hi-Lite, Moose,  Scooter, Slick, Stretch, The Shot, Sweet J. Thunder, TNT, Too Tall  and T-Time.
1940 - Indiana 60, Kansas 421953 - Indiana 69, Kansas 681976 - Indiana 86, Michigan 681981 - Indiana 63, North Carolina 501987 - Indiana 74, Syracuse 73
john havlechik ; Not Havlichek! It was John Johnson who was part of the Hawkeye's "Miller 6 pack" which went undefeated in the Big Ten that year.
The year that basketball was believed to have been created was  1891. The creation of the sport is credited to James Naismith.
Orlando Woolridge, Bill Lambeer, Kelly Tripuka, Danny Nee
The current Captain of the Indian basketball team is Amritpal  Singh. The team was made in 1936, so there was no 1930 captain.
James Naismith in 1891.
No,because they cannot make the shot whenever they want..NBA is not compared with WWE if NBA was fixed then there is nothing fun to watch about NBA so tell ur friends that nba will never be fixed and continue cheering for ur teams
It was actually invented Springfield, Massachusetts.
Bill Russell won 11 NBA titles
Michael Bright, Bucknell university '93, 9 straight without a miss
Wilt Chamberlain retired in 1973.
Clevland Cavaliers
Victoria 9 years,Nicole F 6 years, Bethany 5 years, Lily and Lauren4 years
they won 1 in 1979.
The Lakers have won 22 pacific division championships.
The most common shot in basketball is a layup.
Michael Jordan Abdul jabbar Kobe Bryant rajon rondo
Basketball is a physical sport and involves running up and down the  court multiple time. As well as, other physical activities.
Deanna Knobloch of Moorestown High school NJ
The Lakers beat the Pistons in a 4-3 series. The MVP was James Worthy.