History of basketball
The history of basketball begins with its invention in 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts by Canadian physical education instructor James Naismith as a less injury-prone sport than football. The game ...
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Watch All of Kobe's 81 Points in 3 Minutes
Take a look at the 81 point scoring performance by Kobe Bryant on Jan. 22, 2006 as the Lakers defeated Toronto, 122-104.
Klay Thompson's Every Made Basket in Record Breaking 37-Point Third Quarter
Golden State's Klay Thompson started the third quarter with a respectable 13 points in a close game with Sacramento. He finished the third quarter with 50 points and 24-point lead over the Kings. If t...
Bracket buster
Bracket buster, as a generic phrase, refers to an American college basketball team, usually from a so-called mid-major school, which upsets a highly ranked team in the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball...
Calvin–Hope rivalry
The Calvin–Hope rivalry is a college sports rivalry between the Hope College Flying Dutch of Holland, Michigan, and the Calvin College Knights of Grand Rapids, Michigan, which participate at the NCAA ...
National Basketball Association rivalries
Throughout nearly 60 seasons, the National Basketball Association has had many intense rivalries. This article summarizes some of the famous rivalries in the NBA. Rivalries are classified into three p...
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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is an American history museum and hall of fame, located at 1000 Hall of Fame Avenue in Springfield, Massachusetts. It serves as the sport's most complete...
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FIBA Hall of Fame
FIBA Hall of Fame honors basketball players, coaches and administrators who have contributed to international competitive basketball. It was established by FIBA in 1991. It includes the "Samaranch Lib...
National Basketball League (Australasia)
The National Basketball League (NBL) is the pre-eminent men's professional basketball league in Australia and New Zealand. The league was founded in 1979 and is currently contested by eight teams; sev...
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James Naismith
James Naismith (November 6, 1861 – November 28, 1939) was a Canadian American sports coach and innovator. He invented the sport of basketball in 1891. He wrote the original basketball rulebook, found...
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Australian Basketball Hall of Fame
The Australian Basketball Hall of Fame was instituted by the National Basketball League (NBL) in 1998 as the NBL Hall of Fame as part of their 20th birthday celebrations. The NBL initiated the Hall of...
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame
The National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame, located in Kansas City, Missouri, is a hall of fame and museum dedicated to men's college basketball. The museum is an integral portion of the Colleg...
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Basketball at the 1972 Summer Olympics
Basketball contests at the 1972 Summer Olympics took place at Rudi-Sedlmayer-Halle in Munich, Germany from August 27 to September 9. The Soviet Union won the gold medal, after a controversial final ag...
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Glen Roberts
Glen ("Glenn") Roberts (October 25, 1912 – May 21, 1980) was an American National Basketball League player. In college basketball, Roberts was one of the first players to put the "jump shot" to ...
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Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame
The Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame is a sports museum and hall of fame in New Castle, Indiana. It honors men and women associated with high school, college and professional basketball in Indiana.The ...
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Clara Gregory Baer
Clara Gregory Baer (August 27, 1863–January 19, 1938) was an American physical education instructor and women's sports pioneer. Baer introduced the first teacher certification course for physical educ...
Carolina Basketball Museum
The North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball program is the intercollegiate men's basketball team of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Tar Heels have won five NCAA Tournament Champ...
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College Basketball Experience
The College Basketball Experience featuring the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame is a 41,500-square-foot (3,860 m) fan interactive facility located in Kansas City, Missouri. Owned and...
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Women's Basketball Hall of Fame
The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame honors men and women who have contributed to the sport of women's basketball. The Hall of Fame opened in 1999 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. Knoxville is known for...
Women's Basketball Hall of Fame - Wikipedia