Basketball Timeline

  • Basketball History

    Basketball History
    James Naismith published 13 rules for the new game. He divided his class of 18 into 2 teams of 9 players each and set about to teach them the basics of his new game of Basketball.The first public basketball game was played in Springfield, MA, on March 11, 1892
  • Olympics

    An exhibition match was played at the 1904 Olympics, but basketball did not become an official part of the games until 1936 .
  • First Basket ball game

    First Basket ball game
    The first basketball game was on Febuary 27,1940
  • First Nba Champions

    First Nba Champions
    The fisrt champions in the nba where the

    Philadelphia Warriors

    <ahref='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Basketball_Association' >NBA</a> The league was founded in New York City on June 6, 1946, as the Basketball Association of America .The league adopted the name National Basketball Association on August 3, 1949, after absorbing the rival National Basketball League
  • Boston Celtics !

    Boston Celtics !
    led by Bill Russell, Sam Jones, John Havlicek, Tom Sanders and Tom Heinsohn...Broke its own league record for most victories in a season and went on to win the Celtics' seventh consecutive NBA championship...Battled the Philadelphia 76ers in an East Finals for the ages, winning Game Seven 110-109
  • 3 point line

    3 point line
    The three-point rule was first tested at the collegiate level in a 1945 NCAA game between Columbia and Fordham. However, professional basketball was the first to adopt the rule on a permanent basis. In the 1979–80 season, the NBA adopted the three-point shot despite the view of many that it was a gimmick.
  • Michael jordan

    Michael jordan
    Micheal Jordan </a>Jordan joined the NBA's Chicago Bulls in 1984. He quickly emerged as a league star, entertaining crowds with his prolific scoring. His leaping ability, illustrated by performing slam dunks from the free throw line in slam dunk contests, earned him the nicknames "Air Jordan" and "His Airness". He also gained a reputation for being one of the best defensive players in basketball.<a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Jordan' >
  • Ray Allen

    Ray Allen
    Ray Allen American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He formerly played for the Milwaukee Bucks, Seattle SuperSonics, and Boston Celtics of the NBA. One of the most accurate 3-point and free throw shooters in NBA history. also a 2 time champion Ray Allen
  • Kobe Bryant

    Kobe Bryant
    nicknamed the "Black Mamba", is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He entered the NBA directly from high school, and has played for the Lakers his entire career, winning five NBA championships. Bryant is a 15-time All-Star, 15-time member of the All-NBA Team, and 12-time member of the All-Defensive team. He was Drafted in 1996 by the charlotte bobcats but then traded to the Lakers .
  • Dirk Nowitzki

    Dirk Nowitzki
    Nowitzki was taken as the ninth pick in the 1998 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks and immediately traded to the Mavericks, where he has played since. A 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) power forward, he has the athleticism and shooting ability to play either center or small forward. He is considered one of the greatest power forwards in NBA history. Diek Has won a champion ship against the Miami Heat in 2001
  • Paul Peirce

    Paul Peirce
    Pierce spent the first fifteen years of his career with the Boston Celtics, who drafted him with the 10th overall pick in the 1998 NBA Draft. In July 2013, Pierce was included in a landmark deal that sent him to the Nets, along with teammates Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry. He is a one time champion as the Celtics win in 2008 . Paul peirce
  • NBA TV

    NBA TV
    NBA TV as a way of advertising their out of market package NBA League Pass, and partner channel TNT. Having launched in March 1999, it is the oldest sports league-owned/controlled cable network in North America.
    As of August 2013, approximately 59,721,000 American households (52.3% of households with television) receive NBA TV.NBA TV
  • Lakers 3 peat

    Lakers 3 peat
    In 2000 , 2001, 2002 The Lakers Had back to back to back champion ships during the O'Neal and Bryant Era Dominating Teams in the NBA
  • Joe Johnson

    Joe Johnson
    Joe Johnson American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Johnson stands at 6'7" (2.01 m) and 240 lbs (109 kg).He played high school basketball for Little Rock Central High School. He later attended the University of Arkansas where he played under Nolan Richardson for two years. After two years in Arkansas he declared for the 2001 NBA Draft, where he was drafted 10th overall by the Boston Celticts.
  • Carmelo Anthony

    Carmelo Anthony
    Since entering the NBA, Anthony has emerged as one of the most well-known and popular players in the league. He was named to the All-Rookie team, to the All-Star team six times and to the All-NBA team six times. Anthony led the Nuggets to two division titles and to the playoffs every year from 2004 to 2010. In 2009, he helped the Nuggets advance to the Conference Finals for the first time since 1985. As a member of the USA National Team, Anthony won a bronze medal at the 2004 Olympics and gold .
  • KIng James

    KIng James
    nicknamed "King James", is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Standing at 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) and weighing 250 lb (113 kg), he has played the small forward and power forward positions. James has won two NBA championships, four NBA Most Valuable Player Awards, two NBA Finals MVP Awards, two Olympic gold medals, an NBA scoring title, and an NBA Rookie of the Year Award.
  • Dwayne wade

    Dwayne wade
    D wade After entering the league as the fifth pick in the 2003 NBA Draft, Wade was named to the All-Rookie team and the All-Star team the following nine seasons. In his third season, Wade led the Miami Heat to their first NBA championship in franchise history. He was named the 2006 NBA Finals MVP as the Heat won the series 4-2 over the Dallas Mavericks.After Lebron James joined the Heat, Wade was part of Miami's second championship win in the 2012 NBA Finals, when Miami defeated the Oklahoma City Thund
  • Deron Williams

    Deron Williams
    D Will American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). In addition to the Nets, he has played for the Utah Jazz and Beşiktaş of the Turkish Basketball League. Williams was drafted 3rd overall in the 2005 draft by the Utah Jazz, for whom he played before being traded in the middle of his sixth season to the Nets. He is a three-time All-Star and was a gold medal winner at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics.
  • Miami Heat Back to back

    Miami Heat Back to back
    Miami won 2 in a row from years 2012 and 2013 taking over the NBA and trying to win another this year in 2014 with James,Wade,and Bosh on the squad
  • Bulls 3 peat

    Bulls 3 peat
    In 1991,1992,1993 the Bulls Dominated with Micheal Jordan on thier side winnig 3 championships in a row dominating teams in the NBA