NBA History By email@example.com Jun 6, 1946 NBA Establishment https://plus.google.com/u/0/+NBA/posts Jan 10, 1950 First NBA Buzzer beater http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Who_made_the_first_buzzer_beater_in_the_NBA?#slide=1 Bob Harrison past NBA player for the Minneapolis Lakers made a 40-foot buzzer beater to win the game. This was the first buzzer beater to the NBA history. Mar 2, 1951 First All-Star Game http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1951_NBA_All-Star_Game After having a meeting it was final that the first NBA All-Star game was to be held at Massachusetts in 1951 May 24, 1951 First NBA contract for an African American http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nathaniel_Clifton Nate "Sweetwater" Clifton became well known as the first African-American player to sign an NBA contract for the New York Knicks at 27 years old. Jun 1, 1956 First NBA "MVP" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1955–56_NBA_season Robert Lee "Bob" Pettit Jr was the first recipient of the NBA's Most Valuable Player Award Mar 2, 1962 Wilt Chamberlain's big 100 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilt_Chamberlain's_100-point_game Wilt is known for his high performance on March 2, 1962 victory of 169-147 with on the New York Knicksby scoring 100 points for the Philadelphia Warriors. Jan 1, 1965 Becuse 1, makes a difference. http://kickassfacts.com/30-kickass-and-interesting-facts-about-nba/ miss last-second shots – Source Wilt Chamberlain's $100,000 in salary in 1965 was later raised. His enemy Bill Russell demand that his own salary be raised to $100,001, and he was sucessful at accomplishing his little ego. Jan 1, 1966 Baseball in the NBA http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1095524-50-random-nba-facts-you-never-knew/page/8 Dave DeBusschere Played Professional Baseball was also known as an amazing forward in the NBA, inclusively named in 1966 one of the best 50 players of history. Jan 14, 1966 Balck Mambas arrival http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0v2aJdD_L3M Kobe Bryant was a first round draft choice of the Charlotte Hornets in 1996. But after the draft the Lakers traded their starting center, Vlade Divac for Kobe. Dec 1, 1967 SLAM DUNK http://nbahoopsonline.com/Articles/2004-05/slamdunk.html In the late 1960's the dunk was invented since it was remarkable if a man left the floor to create such result. Jan 16, 1979 3 point shooting line http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1095524-50-random-nba-facts-you-never-knew/page/15 The famous three point line didnt originate untill after the NBA's establishment in the 79'-80' baskeball season rules. Aug 1, 1981 Jump Ball http://www.orangehoops.org/NCAA/NCAA%20Rule%20Changes.htm The jump ball is eliminated except for the start of the first and second half, and overtime if necessary. An alternating arrow will indicate possession of the ball in jump-ball situations in a game. Sep 1, 1985 Michael Jordan gets drafted http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20081230103623AAomTaL With the third pick in the NBA 85' draft the Chicago Bulls selected Michael Jordan. We bet the Rockets and Balzers regretted later on their first and second NBA drafting picks. Sep 1, 1987 Tall-Short Combo http://kickassfacts.com/30-kickass-and-interesting-facts-about-nba/ The shortest man Muggsy Bogues to ever appear in the NBA played on the same team with Manute Bol who was the talled NBA player at that time. Jan 16, 1992 Tim Duncan http://kickassfacts.com/30-kickass-and-interesting-facts-about-nba/ Tim Duncan, current NBA player for the San Antonio Spurs, was training to become a member of the 1992 U.S. Men’s Olympic Swim Team until Hurricane Hugo destroyed the pool that Duncan would practice in. Jan 16, 1997 Spurs love Timmy http://kickassfacts.com/30-kickass-and-interesting-facts-about-nba/ Tim Duncan of the San Antonio Spurs sacrificed money and stayed in college for four years instead of going directly to the NBA because in her last days, his dying mother made him promise to graduate college with a degree. Jan 16, 2000 Deep 11 Paul Pierce was stabbed 11 times, one inclusively 7 inches deep for trying to stop a fight in a club. The big man still returned to play several games after the incident. Nov 1, 2007 Slam Dunk Contest winner http://www.jockbio.com/Bios/B_Griffin/B_Griffin_facts.html In 2007 Blake Griffin won a Slam Dunk Contest. Currently Griffin is known by his amazing post moves and ability toposterize individuals on the court. Jan 30, 2012 Blake Griffin with the dunk of the year http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbyOevVAYQI In 2012, former Power Forward for Los Angeles Clippers created such a show during a game by posterizing an opponenrt and was awarded dunk of the year. May 17, 2012 Michael Jordan http://msn.foxsports.com/nba/lists/Top-10-players-in-NBA-history#photo-title=Michael+Jordan+%25281984-2003%2529&photo=30219324 Michael Jordan is named the all time best player in NBA History by Fox Sports. Dec 31, 2013 4 Point play leader http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_National_Basketball_Association_career_4-point_play_leaders As of December 31st, Aaron Jamal Crawford current NBA player for Los Angeles Clippers, is a leader having 38; 4 point plays with an accumulation of 154 points. Jan 1, 2014 Worst Free Throw Shooter http://bleacherreport.com/articles/886876-the-nbas-top-ten-all-time-worst-free-throw-shooters/page/2Today at the top of the list, retired NBA player Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal, nicknamed Shaq, forms a very intresting part of history. He has made over 5,000 free throws over his career, which seems as an extrordinary number of points in the free throw line, but it took him over 10,000 attempts to do it. Jan 14, 2014 Tallest NBA Point Guard http://www.insidehoops.com/forum/showthread.php?t=271228 Today in NBA History the tallest Point Guard of all time is Sun Yue standing at 6'10 Jan 16, 2014 Saq for the 3 http://kickassfacts.com/30-kickass-and-interesting-facts-about-nba/ Shaq, a retired NBA player, made one 3 pointer in his entire career! Jan 16, 2014 Muggsy Bogues does it again To this day,the shortest man ever to play in the NBA at 5’3″, Bogues blocked 39 shots throughout his career including one on Patrick Ewing whowas ''7,'' and sets a record for it. Jan 16, 2014 Salary comparison The maximum possible salary in the WNBA is $101,500 compared to over $20 million in the NBA, which is quite a slight difference. Jan 16, 2014 NBA Cares http://www.jockbio.com/Bios/B_Griffin/B_Griffin_facts.html Current Basketballplayer Blake Griffin donates $100 per dunk toward child obisity. Jan 16, 2014 Bill Russell http://www.landofbasketball.com/championships/players_with_most_titles.htm Bill Russell has more rings than fingers to wear his 11 titles won in the NBA championship, to this day he stillholds that record. Jan 16, 2014 Fouls http://www.orangehoops.org/NCAA/NCAA%20Rule%20Changes.htm Officials can now penalize players away from the ball for fouls for acts such as holding, grabbing and illegal screens. 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