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National Basketball Association (NBA)

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The NBA is a professional basketball league in America. The NBA started in 1946 and now has 30 franchised teams.
There is a VERY SLIM chance of one making it to the NBA. Lets put it this way; there are 15 players on a basketball team in high school. There are around 10 schools in most school districts. Fifteen players X 10 schools = 150 players. There are only 60 players taken in every NBA draft. There are 150…
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The offensive team is credited with a "team rebound" No individual player gets credit for a rebound but the offensive team is credited with a "team rebound." A team rebound is also given following a missed shot, if a personal foul is called before the rebound can be grabbed. It is also given to th…
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No. As of August 2015, that has never happened. Detroit won three championships in 1935. The Lions (NFL), Red Wings (NHL) and Tigers (MLB) all won their respective championships. Technically, Detroit had a perfect year because the NBA did not come into existence until 1946.
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The least successful NHL team are the Columbus Bluejackets, in the NFL the Arizona Cardinals, in the MLB the Tampa Bay Rays, and in the NBA the Charlotte Bobcats.
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Lebron James and Amare Stoudamire were the only 2. Moses Malone was the defensive rookie of the year in the ABA. Kobe was named the all rookie team, but not rookie of the year. in the year that Kobe was a rookie, AI was the roy.
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A waiver is a temporary status for players who are released by their team. A player released between August 15th and the end of the regular season stays on waivers for 48 hours. A player released at any other time stays on waivers for 10 days. During the waiver period other teams may claim a waived …
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Popularity is a controversial subject, as popularity is different on many accounts. For instance, the area matters. Should you be in Sacramento, the Kings will be the most popular team. However, the Hornets will be the most popular in New Orleans. For the entire United States, however, the most …
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Spud Webb, Mugsy Bougs, Earl Boykins   Calvin Murphy, easy   nate Robinson
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There have been 52 Hawkeye's drafted by NBA teams. Here is the list below with the number in the round they were drafted, (in 1982 and after the number is their TOTAL draft position regardless of round)name, school, team that drafted them, year, and round they went in. Obviously there are players th…
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I believe, though someone may correct me, that it was the 'Legend' Larry Bird.  Artis Gilmore...lifetime field goal percentage of .599.  Mark Price, free-throw pct of .904. The correct answer: Artis Gilmore has highest field goal percentage for CAREER at .599. But for BEST single SEASON …
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The Philadelphia Warriors won the first NBA championship.
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Dennis Nutt, Eugene Kennedy, George McLeod, Lee Nailon, Carven Holcombe, Jamie Dixon, Gene Schmidt, Ray "Shag" Warren, Dick O'Neal, Ronny Stevenson, H.E. Kirchner, Gary Turner, Doug Boyd, Darrell Browder, Doug Arnold, Carl Lott, and Kurt Thomas were all in the NBA and were drafted out of TCU.
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NBA Chmpionship Trophy The Larry O'Brien NBA Championship Trophy, hand-crafted in sterling silver with a 24 karat gold overlay, was designed and manufactured by Tiffany & Co. The trophy, comprised of nearly sixteen pounds of sterling silver and vermeil (sterling silver with 24 karat gold ov…
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there was in fact a player named marcel drive and he was part of the great Boston dynasties of the 1960's
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In the NBA, there must be a minimum of 10 players on a team and a maximum of 15 players. Only 12 players can be active to play a game, and 10 players must be active with 5 starters and 5 reserves, or bench players. There are 5 from each team playing on the court at any one time. If a team does not h…
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That all depends on the coach. There is no specific spot that someone stands on offense and defense. You will stand in different spots for different forms of defense and different spots for the type of offense you are running.
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The total for 2003-2004 season was 20,283,156.Detailed figures by team is at http://www.insidehoops.com/attendance.shtml
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Each girl has 5 fouls, and once they commit a fifth foul, they are out of the game.
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The most popular team is the Los Angeles Lakers, even though they are also the most despised team. The Celtics come in at number two, followed by the Cavaliers. This is in the year of 2009. But it also depends on what age you are or even the era you watched basketball in because in the 90's the mos…
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All-Time Leading NBA Scorer The all time leading scorer in NBA history is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with 38,387 points.
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It was changed to 8 seconds a couple of years ago.
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All-Time Top 20 Single NBA Game ScorersHere are the first 8:100 Wilt Chamberlain, Phi. March 2, 1962 N.Y.80 Kobe Bryant, L.A.L. Jan 23, 2006, Tor78 Wilt Chamberlain, Phi. Dec. 8, 1961 (3OT) L.A.L.73 Wilt Chamberlain, Phi. Jan. 13, 1962 Chi.73 Wilt Chamberlain, S.F. Nov. 16, 1962 N.Y.73 David Thompso…
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there have been 20 players that have became coaches. lets not forget presidents of a team.
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Answer Rajon Rondo had 5 pts, 11 reb, and 12 assists on February 10th, 2008 vs. San Antonio. Jason Kidd had a 5 pt, 11 reb, 10 assist game vs. Miami ealier this season on Dec 20th. These kind of games aren't that uncommon. There were 7 games last year where guys had double digit rebounds and as…
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There are up to 15 players signed on a basketball team. Only 12 can be dressed and ready to play in games, however.
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Nat Hickey of the 1947-48 Providence Steamrollers, at 46, was the oldest player in NBA history. He appeared in only one game that season.
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Yes, in the 70's   1976 Three for two rule introduced to allow players fouled in the act of shooing to attempt a third fouls shot if either of the first two attempts miss.There was also a 2 for 1 rule during that time. All defensive fouls were awarded a free throw or free throws. If a one sho…
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The NBA began in 1946-47 when it was still the BAA (Basketball Association of America). It changed it's name before the 1949-50 season to the NBA (National Basketball Association). The 11 teams that played in that first season that started it all in 1946-47 were: Boston Celtics Chicago Stags (fold…
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Most Points in a Game In the NBA, this record is held by Wilt Chamberlain. He scored 100 points on March 2, 1962. Outside of the NBA the record is different. Here is more information from others: Bevo Francis of Rio Grande College scored 113 points in one game against Hillsdale College in 1954. Thi…
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There are now 30 NBA teams. There are two conferences with 15 teams each. There are five in each of three divisions within each conference.
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The list would include, but not be limited to: Vince Carter (New Jersey Nets) - turned 32 in 2009 Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers) - turned 31 in 2009 Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder) - turned 31 in 2009 Steve Nash (Phoenix Suns) - turned 35 in 2009 Tim Duncan (San Antonio Spurs) - turned 3…
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60s-70s after the discrimination against African Americans.
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NBA- 8 from each conference/16 total NFL - 6 from each conference/12 total NHL - 8 from each conference/16 total
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16 GAMES AND 1 BYE WEEK As of the 2007 season, an NFL team plays four preseason games and 16 regular season games.
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The Raptors played their first game on November 3, 1995 beating the New Jersey Nets 94-78 at SkyDome general manager:Isiah Thomas Head Coach :Brendan Malone The first Raptors game as an NBA team was an exhibition game played against the Philadelphia 76ers on October 14, 1995 at the Metro Centre i…
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I looked on soonersports.com and unlike many other schools, they do not provide this information. Try sending an email from that site or contact the university athletics director.   On www.cbssportsline.com you can find college basketball players' numbers on their player profile page next to …
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258. Courtesy of the college of Troy.
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Ohio State also has four: Fred Taylor (coach), Jerry Lucas, John Havlicek, and Bobby Knight (player at OSU - HOF coach)   North Carolina has four: Larry Brown, Billy Cunningham, Bob McAdoo and James Worthy. Michael Jordan is just waiting to be eligible.When Michael Jordan is enshrined in Sept…
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they play 83 games total of the 07-08 seasoni am an editor the guy who wrote this is a freaking retard its actually 82 do not be a retard like him
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Answer 1949When DID the NBA start. It started in 1946 as the BAA (Basketball Association of American) then merged with the NBL (National Basketball League) and became known as the NBA in 1950.
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The proper air pressure in an NBA basketball is around 7 1/12 to 8 1/2 lbs.
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66-68, the New York knickerbokers beat the Toronto huskies.  New York Knickerbockers 68, Toronto Huskies 66
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As of the end of the 2009-2010 NBA season, the Bolton Celtics have won 17 championships.
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The first NBA basketball game was played on November 1, 1946 in Toronto, Canada between the New York Knickerbockers and the Toronto Huskies. The Knickerbockers won with a score of 97-78.
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57-60 players a year
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the difference is the nba player worn jersey is usually made out of better material.
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Answer Slightly better than one in a million, for US residents. Much longer odds for individuals from other nations. There are 360 active roster players at any time during the season, and dozens more on injured reserve or recently released.
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Figure somewhere around 6,000 division I basketball players play any given year, and 30-60 open roster spots acorss the NBA each year. That would mean the chances of a division I player going pro is less than 1%.To be exact, 0.005% - 0.01%.
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In 1974, a Swedish boys' team (name unavailable) beat their opponents 272-0. Even more impressive: all 272 points were scored by 13 year old Mats Wermelin, good for a Guinness world record.Previous answer, for NCAA record:Troy State eclipsed its NCAA scoring record today, averaging more than six poi…
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ANSWER KOBE WAS THE YOUNGEST TILL BYNUM! Answer he has broken the most 3 pointers made in a game which is 12 Answer Youngest player to get in the NBA Answer The answer 'youngest player to get into the NBA is not true'. Kobe Bryant has never hed this NBA record. Jermaine O'Neal held …
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Answer Indiana Pacers,92 ft. shot december,2003
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Inventor of the NBAThe NBA was founded by owners of major ice hockey arenas in the northeastern United States. This was in 1946 and the league was initially named the Basketball Association of America (BAA). The name was changed to the National Basketball Association when they merged with the Nation…
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heatfan he made it from the 3pt line. intense
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Charlotte - Bobcats (0 appearances) Charlotte/New Orleans - Hornets (0 appearances) Indiana - Pacers (Won NBA 3 times) (1 appearance in NBA: 2000) Brooklyn - Nets (2 appearances: 2002-2003) New Orleans/Utah - Jazz (2 appearances: 1997-1998) Toronto - Raptors (0 appearances) Minnesota - Timberw…
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Well, I'd say just tell him you think he is cute and go from there. Or just ask him out, there is nothing wrong with that!
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There are 20,080 little dots on a basketball.   no 8977!!!! 8997 8997 8997   7 million two thousand   there are 2940172  there are 20,080 dots on a full size mens basketball. ALOT=]theThe answer my son , is 42
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Rasheed Wallace holds most in a season,
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Answer Wilt Chambeline Answer The record for the most points scored in an NBA game is 100 points set by Wilt Chamberlain on March 2,1962. Answer What about Epiphanny Prince's 113 point game? Or Cheryl Miller's 105 point game? Or Sheryl Swoop's 101 point game?
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No team has ever come back from a 3-0 deficit in a playoff series. The 1951 New York Knickerbockers, the 1994 Denver Nuggets, and the 2003 Portland Trailblazers came back from a 3-0 deficit to tie the series at 3-3, but neither won their respective Game 7. Eight teams, however, have rallied back f…
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The number of players in the NBA varies each year. Each team can carry a maximum of 15 players. But, they can carry as few as 12. So, each year the number of players range anywhere from 360 to 450 since there are 30 teams in the league, so about 500 players.
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The Pittsburgh Rensand the Pitsburgh Pipers of the ABA
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Here are the top 10 highest point totals from one player in one game in NBA history: 1. Wilt Chamberlain, Phi.March 2, 1962 vs. New York: 100 2. Kobe Bryant, L.A. LakersJan. 22, 2006 vs. Toronto: 81 3. Wilt Chamberlain, Phi.Dec. 8, 1961 (3OT) vs. L.A. Lakers: 78 4. Wilt Chamberlain, Phi.Jan. 13,…
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Answer The 1906 Chicago Cubs had a record of 116-36 for a winning percentage of .763. However, they went on to lose the World Series 4 games to 2 against their rivals from the South Side of town, the Chicago White Sox. The Chicago White Sox won Chicago's very first World Series Title and as it stan…
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There is no "best" team, as "team A" may have the best record but can't beat "team B" who has a worse record, but "team C" can always beat "team B." The point is, no team is the best, but some team is the best record wise. Those would be the Los Angeles Lakers, the Boston Celtics, and the New York K…
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James Nesmith in Springfield Mass   NO James niessmith created basketball but not the NBA The founders of the National Basketball Association was a group of Ice Hockey arena owners in the Northeast. It was first called the BAA, the Basketball Association of America, but later merged with a r…
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For a player, it is Wilt Chamberlain with 100 against the New York Knicks in 1962. The most points scored in a game by an NBA team is 186 by the Detroit Pistons in a game against the Denver Nuggets in 1983. The Pistons won 186-184 in three overtimes. The 370 total points is also an NBA record f…
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Len Boas died of Cocaine overdose.Len Bias (not Boas) was number #2 overall pick in the NBA draft and was ACC player of the year, would have likely been a hall of famer (will never know now?) but was a flat out phenom! Celtics would have been unstoppable with him and their hall of fame roster! His d…
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Two or More NBA ChampionshipsCeltics,Lakers,Bulls,Spurs,Pistons, maybe more i cant remember right now.-------------------------- 16 Boston Celtics9 Los Angeles Lakers6 Chicago Bulls5 Minneapolis Lakers4 San Antonio Spurs3 Detroit Pistons2 Houston Rockets2 New York Knicks2 Philadelphia 76ers2 Philade…
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The free throw is 13 feet away from the front of the rim and 15 feet away from the backboard.
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The owners of the winning team PAY for the rings, so it is their decision about how many to BUY. Of course the players get one each, and the on field management, such as coaches and assistant coaches get one, but in some cases the trainers get one and the physio guy gets one. It is up to the te…
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19 feet from the baseline 15 feet from the backboard.
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The NBA stands for the National Basketball Association. This is different from the ABA.
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Toronto, Canada The first NBA game was played in Toronto, Canada when the New York Knickerbockers played the Toronto Huskies on November 1, 1946.
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NOTE: These numbers will change from year to year. As of the 2007-2008 the University of Connecticut has the most NBA players (13) Allen, Ray 1996-2007 Armstrong, Hilton 2006-2007 Boone, Josh 2006-2007 Butler, Caron 2002-2007 Gay, Rudy 2006-2007 Gordon, Ben 2004-2007 Hamilton, Richard 1999-2007 Mar…
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Answer Kareem Abdul Jabbar is the all time leader in points scored in a carrer with Karl Malone second all time, but the highest scoring average for a season is Wilt Chamberlain. The all time carreer scoring average record is Michael Jordan with an average of 30.1
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There is no "oldest age" that you can play basketball at. If you can play the game and your body can handle the pain, than you can still play. Recently, a 72 year old made a college team over some 20 year old kids, which show that any aged people can play basketball. There are no limits on…
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Phil Jackson of the Los Angeles Lakers has won 11 NBA rings. Red Auerbach of the Celtics comes second with 9 rings.
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Answer Bob Cousy won 6 championships (All were with Russell), Jordan and Pippen won 6 with the Bulls. Kareem won 6, including 1 with the Bucks and 5 with the Lakers. Answer Sam Jones played on 10 championship teams with the Celtics. John Havlicek won 8 championships with the Celtics.
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There are many players under six feet tall, including Nate Robinson.
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Answer The NBA started in 1946 in Toronto Ontario Canada between the New York Knicks and the Toronto Huskies. But the NBA really started when The Basketball Assocation Of America and the National Basketball Leauge Murged to make one league which turned out to be the NBA.
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A group of team owners met on June 6, 1946, in New York to talk about a league they would name the Basketball Association of America. This meeting was the beginning of what we know today as the NBA. This group was mainly some members of the Arena Association of America. They controlled the sporting …
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The NBA is founded in 1946. June 6, 1946 June 6, 1946 1949
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Player Who Scored Most Points in a Basketball Game NBA - Wilt Chamberlain 100 points Answer Epiphanny Prince scored 113 In Europe Erman Kunter (born 1956/Istanbul- Turkey ) scored 1988 in the dress of Fenerbahce Istanbul 153 points, 81 in the first half. I think this is the Worldrecord look …
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As soon as the ball leaves the players hands, that is a shot attempt. A shot attempt can be a mid-range shot, a full-court shot, a layup, a dunk, or any other type of shot. Fancy passes and alley-oops that look like shot attempts or get very close to the rim are not considered shots. If the ball ac…
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No. The Rens played two years in Pittsburgh in the American Basketball League, losing in the preliminary round of the playoffs in 1962 and not making the playoffs in 1963. However, the Pittsburgh Pipers won the ABA championship in 1968 led by Connie Hawkins (who was also a member of the 62 Rens team…
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Answer 1950 Charles Cooper was signed by the Boston Celtics and Harlem Globetrotter "Sweetwater" Nat Clifton's contract was purchased by the New York Knicks. They were the first black players in the NBA.
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NBA Scoring Titles 26 NBA players have won NBA titles as of the 2005-2006 NBA season. Joe Fulks, Max Zaslofsky, George Mikan, Paul Arizin, Neil Johnston, Bob Pettit, George Yardley, Wilt Chamberlain, Rick Barry, Dave Bing, Elvin Hayes, Jerry West, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Nate Archibald, Bob McAdoo, …
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Dick Schulz was 1 i believe
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Update: Jerry West of the Los Angeles Lakers.  Original:   The fabled Jerry West, otherwise known as "Mr.Clutch," is the player in profile on the official NBA logo. As his biography on NBA.com points out, West is widely regarded as one of the greatest guards in the history of the game…
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Highest Paid NBA Player Kevin Garnett is the highest paid player. Answer According to USA Today, here are the top salaries in the NBA for the 2004-2005 season: 1. O'Neal, Shaquille $27,696,430 Miami Heat 2. Houston, Allan $17,531,250 New York Knicks 3.…
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The answer is center: 7'0 pf:6'10 The average height of a center is 7'0" and up. The average height of a power forward is 6'9" to 7'0".
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The free throw line is always 15 ft from the line to the backboard.Or 19 feet from the free throw line to the baseline.
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