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Basketball History

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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.
LeBron James , Kyrie Irving , Stephen Curry, Kevin Durrant
A goal is also referred to as a hoop. It is what you shoot the ballinto in order to get points.
Nope. He was a bachelor till death
Obviously Basketball. The study of Harper (2008) found that more people watched Basketball in the 18-49 category than any other sport with a round ball. However there has been a substantial increase in the fan base of soccer with the national team doing well.
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.
As of the 2009-2010 season, Allen Iverson has not stopped playing in the NBA. He started the season with the Memphis Grizzlies only to be bought out (of his contract). He then re-signed with the Philadelphia 76ers of whom he is famous for playing for and winning his NBA MVP with.
Pete Maravich, or "Pistol Pete", a guard from LSU is the NCAABasketball's leading scorer. He ended his college career with 3,667points and was elected into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hallof Fame.
Lew Alcindor , Milwaukee Bucks
John Stockton has the msot have 18,000, 3000 more than second place.
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. Drought Team Last appearance in NBA Playoffs . 6 seasons. Minnesota Timberwolves. 2004. 6 seasons. New York Knicks. 2004. 4 seasons....
The shot clock was introduced to the NBA for two main reasons. Itwas invented to prevent either team from stalling and to make thegame faster.
Lamar Odom from the Lakers wears a number 7 jersey and he still does.
Answer . \nDaJuan Wagner out of Camden, NJ once sored 100 points in a high school game.. Answer . \nDanny 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, they defeated Widen 173-43....
1-Lawrence Moten, Syracuse-1405 points 2-Troy Bell, Boston College-1388 points 3-Terry Dehere, Seton Hall-1320 points 4- Chris Mullin, St. John's-1290 points 5-Kerry Kittles, Villanova-1288 points 6-Dana Barros, Boston College-1257 points 7-Luke Harangody (active player: stats as of 02-01-10)...
Jamal Crawford, LA Clippers
Tim Hardaway attempted 17 3-pointers in 1997 and made none of them
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 . \nAccording to HarlemGlobetrotters.com it was 1927.
The crowd goes wild and the other team gets the ball
a freaking peach basket was used!
There are 270 players who wore the number 20 at one point. The notable players are: Ray Allen, Manu Ginobili, Gary Payton, and Micheal Ray Richardson.
he is on his 10th season with the lakers
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
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Earl was drafted in 1950 and player for the 76ers in 1963 was whenhe moved to Philadelphia to play for the 76ers.
1971-1972 LA Lakers won 33 straight
Yes Kareem Abdul Jabber is married.
In the 09-10 season the players who wear the number 33 in the NBA are Willie Green of the Philadelphia 76ers, Shaquille O'Neal of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Jonas Jerebko of the Detroit Pistons, Danny Granger of the Indiana Pacers, Randolph Morris of the Atlanta Hawks, Ryan Anderson of the Orlando...
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 formedby Walter A. Brown.
Wilt Chamberlain played for the Philadelphia/San Francisco Warriors(Present day Golden State Warriors), the Philadelphia 76ers, andthe Los Angeles Lakers. He played for the University of Kansas andalso for the Harlem Globetrotters getting drafted to the NBA by thePhiladelphia/San Francisco Warriors ...
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 dribbleagain 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 5.If you are on the...
Yes Magic Johnson is helping to spread A.i.D.S awareness, and collecting funds for it as well.
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 acelebrity.
There are currently 23 players on the Harlem Globetrotter's roster.They are Ant, Big Easy, Buckets, Bull, Cheese, Firefly, FlightTime, Flip, Hacksaw, Hammer, Handles, Hawk, Hi-Lite, Moose,Scooter, Slick, Stretch, The Shot, Sweet J. Thunder, TNT, Too Talland T-Time.
Magic Johnson played for the Lakers his whole career he was number 5 on the Lakers all time leading scorers with 17707 points and a 19.5 ppg average until Kobe Bryant broke the all time record for Lakers scorers with 25,208 with a 28.33 ppg average on Feb. 1, 2010.
1940 - Indiana 60, Kansas 42 1953 - Indiana 69, Kansas 68 1976 - Indiana 86, Michigan 68 1981 - Indiana 63, North Carolina 50 1987 - 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 was1891. The creation of the sport is credited to James Naismith.
Hey. Hope this helped. Got it straight from the NBA website. Player . G . FG . FT . PPG . PTS . 1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. 1,560. 15,837. 6,712. 24.6. 38,387. 2. Karl Malone. 1,476. 13,528. 9,787. 25.0. 36,928. 3. Michael Jordan. 1,072. 12,192. 7,327. 30.1. 32,292. 4. Wilt Chamberlain. 1,045. 12...
Orlando Woolridge, Bill Lambeer, Kelly Tripuka, Danny Nee
The current Captain of the Indian basketball team is AmritpalSingh. The team was made in 1936, so there was no 1930 captain.