Basketball

  • James Naismith Creates Best Sport Ever

    James Naismith Creates Best Sport Ever
    In 1861 a physical education teacher creates the best sport ever we call it basketball
  • First Professional Basketball Game(Trenton vs.Brooklyn)

    First Professional Basketball Game(Trenton vs.Brooklyn)
    This was the first known professional basketball game was played in Trenton New Jersey between the Trenton YMCA and the Brooklyn YMCA. The game was played at the Trenton Masonic temple, and an admission fee was charged for admittance into the game
  • not basket ball but basketball

    not basket ball   but basketball
    The spelling of basket ball becomes basketball.
  • The midcourt line is introdued to eliminate stalling.

    The midcourt line is introdued to eliminate stalling.
    today its called halfcourt you have 8 seconds to cross it
  • becomes and offcial olympic sport

    becomes and offcial olympic sport
    Basketball becomes an official Olympic sport. The United States defeats Canada 19-8 for the gold medal. The games were played in Berlin, Germany
  • Introduced to Olympics

    1936 basketball became an official sport and the United States team easily dominated the competition the games were played outdoors that diffrent
  • 1937 The center jump ball after each score is eliminated.

    to add less stopage to a game and keep the action because a jumpball that often that time adds up
  • First telvised basketball game!!

    first telvised basketball game was in 1940 at madison square garden
  • first nba championship game!!

    first nba championship game!!
    the game was played in the year 1947 chicago stags vs philadelphia warriors and the warriors won the championship 4 games to 1
  • Basketball sized has changed

    in 1948 the basketball size changed to 30 cenimeters!!
  • first nba all star game!!

    the first nba all star game was in 1951 and oh boy it was a special event the best players from the west against the best players from the east
  • 1954 The NBA introduces the shot clock to curtail stalling tactics.

    1954 The NBA introduces the shot clock to curtail stalling tactics.
    the shot clock was invented to make the game fair and funner so teams can just stall the fans dont wanna see that they wanan see action excitment
  • minneapolis lakers first team to win 3 concestive championships

    in 1954 the minneapolis lakers became the first team to win 3 concective championships
  • The Minneapolis become the first team to move to the West Coast as they become the Los Angeles Lakers

    first team to move and become a new franchise and today the lakers is the most wealthiest franchise in the nba
  • one of the best players of all time does something nobody has not done not even jordan

    one of the best players of all time does something nobody has not done not even jordan
    Oscar Robertson of Cincinnati finishes the Season with an average of 30.8ppg, 12.5 RPG, and 11.4 assist a game. to become the first and only player to average a triple double over a season.
  • why the free theow line is were it at more difficult

    NBA widens foul lane from 12-16 feet
  • when the basketball hall of fame first open

    the basketball hall of fame first open in 1968 in springfeild massecuets
  • The NBA expands to include the ABA's surviving franchises. (the Denver Nuggets, Indiana Pacers, New York Nets and San Antonio Spurs)

    the nba starting to expand their franchises
  • NBA's First Three Pointer Made

    NBA's First Three Pointer Made
    The NBA's first three-point shot was made with 3:48 left in the first quarter by chris ford on october 12 1979
  • Highest Scoring Game in NBA History

    Highest Scoring Game in NBA History
    The Detroits Pistons defeat the Denver Nuggets 186-184 in the Highest Scoring Game in NBA History On that night in Denver, the two clubs combined for 370 total points, as the Pistons won the triple-overtime game.
  • new commisoner

    new commisoner
    David J. Stern becomes the 4th Commissioner succeeding Larry O'Brian.
  • 1895 The backboard is introduced to prevent fans from interfering with play (

    to keep the fans out and affecting the game so the bacckboard actully evolved and change the game of basketball in a great way
  • why every nba game has 3 refs now

    why every nba game has 3 refs now
    The NBA Permanently adds a third ref. The NBA experimented with a third ref in 1978-79
  • Professional Basketball Players go International

    Professional Basketball Players go International
    USA Basketball was organized in 1974 and known as the Amateur Basketball Association of the United States of America The name change to USA Basketball occurred Oct. 12, 1989, shortly after FIBA modified its rules to allow professional basketball players to participate in international competitions. USA Basketball then admitted the NBA as an active member and made the change.
  • the nba is expanding

    the nba is expanding
    The Phoenix Suns defeat the Utah Jazz at Tokyo, Japan in the first Major sports event to be played outside of North America, by any Major American Sports League.
  • the best team ever created together the dream team brings the gold but to the usa

    the best team ever created together the dream team brings the gold but to the usa
    The Dream Team begins play in Barcelona Spain. They eventually win the Gold Medal for the USA.
  • NBA Record of Free Throws 97 in a row wow

    NBA Record of Free Throws 97 in a row wow
    Micheal Williams of Minnesota makes an NBA record 97 free throws in a row.
  • one of the best points guards to ever play breaks the assist record and still holds it today

    one of the best points guards to ever play breaks the assist record and still holds it today
    Utah Jazz guard John Stockton becomes the NBA's all-time Assist leader.
  • First Woman Referee great

    First Woman Referee great
    Violet becomes the first woman to referee a major sporting event.
  • first high school player drafted with the #1 pick

    first high school player drafted with the #1 pick
    The Washington Wizards draft Kwame Brown as the first ever high schooler to be drafted #1 overall in the NBA
  • nba back to 30 teams now with addition of the bobcats

    nba back to 30 teams now with addition of the bobcats
    The NBA Agrees to Expand to Charlotte once again. bringing the number of teams to 30
  • Yao Ming First Drafted Person Not from the U.S.- great player

    Yao Ming First Drafted Person Not from the U.S.- great player
    The Houston Rockets Draft Yao Ming to be the first #1 overall pick to never play College ball in the US. Yao, the biggest import ever seen in the NBA, figuratively and literally, brought the expectations of an entire nation with him. great person as well