Today in Basketball History (Part 2)

Events in Sport

Events 101 - 112 of 112

  • 1991-02-23 NC is 1st NCAA basketball team to win 1,500 games
  • 1991-07-15 Sandhi Ortiz-DelValle is 1st woman to officiate a men's pro basketball (USBL) game, game between New Haven Skyhawks & Philadelphia Spirit
  • 1991-09-21 USA Basketball announces "Dream Team" for the 1992 Olympics
  • 1991-11-18 Auburn men's basketball team was placed on 2 yr probation for recruiting violations & is not eligble for post-season play in 1991-92
  • 1991-12-28 8 are crushed to death at a RAP basketball game at City College, NYC
  • 1992-04-13 Lou Carnesecca retires as coach of St John's basketball team
  • 1992-06-28 US Dream Team beats Cuba in 1st exhibition basketball game, 133-57

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1992-09-29 Magic Johnson announces return to play basketball (he doesn't)

NBA Legend Magic Johnson
NBA Legend
Magic Johnson

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1993-05-10 Bill Walton is inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

NBA Center and Television Sportscaster Bill Walton
NBA Center and Television Sportscaster
Bill Walton
  • 1994-04-03 13th NCAA Women Basketball Championship: NC beats Louisiana Tech 60-59
  • 1995-05-05 Last basketball game at Boston Gardens (Magic beats Celtics)
  • 1997-06-21 Women's National Basketball Association begins as NY Liberty beats LA Sparks

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 101 - 108 of 108

  • 1973-09-05 Jenny Whittle, Australian basketball center (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • 1974-01-30 Martina Jerant, Windsor Ontario, basketball center (Olympics-96)
  • 1974-07-16 Michelle Chandler, Australian basketball point guard (Olymp-bronze-96)
  • 1976-08-25 Sam Mackinnon, Australian basketball forward (Oly-96), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1977-05-09 Maggie Dixon, American college basketball coach (d. 2006)
  • 1978-05-21 Jamaal Magloire, Canadian professional basketballer
  • 1980-03-13 Caron Butler, American basketballer
  • 1980-07-03 Kevin Boyle, American basketballer

Weddings in Sport

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Deaths in Sport

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