National Basketball Association History (Part 3)

Basketball Leagues: NCAA - WNBA

Related Topics: NBA All-Star Game - NBA Championship

Events in Sport

Events 201 - 245 of 245

  • 1994-04-05 Miami Heat beat NY Knicks ending 15 game NBA winning streak

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1994-04-24 David Robinson scores ties 7th highest total in the NBA - 71

NBA Center David Robinson
NBA Center
David Robinson
  • 1994-05-07 Denver Nuggets become NBA's 1st #8 seed to beat a #1 seed (Seattle)
  • 1994-05-22 Toronto NBA franchise unveils name "Raptors" & logo
  • 1994-07-18 Court upholds NBA salary cap and draft rights

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1995-01-06 Atlanta Hawks' Lenny Wilkens becomes NBA's winningest coach (939)

NBA Point Guard and Coach Lenny Wilkens
NBA Point Guard and Coach
Lenny Wilkens

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1995-03-18 Michael Jordan announces he is ending his 17 month NBA retirement

Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan
Basketball Superstar
Michael Jordan
  • 1995-03-19 NBA NY Knicks beat NY Nets in 100th meeting (Knicks 53 Nets 47)
  • 1995-11-03 1st NBA game at FleetCenter, Boston Celtics lose to Mil Bucks, 101-100
  • 1995-11-03 1st NBA game at Rose Garden, Port Trailblazers lose to Grizzlies 92-80
  • 1995-11-03 1st NBA game at Skydome, Toronto Raptors beat NJ Nets 94-79
  • 1995-11-05 1st NBA game at General Motors Place, Vancouver Grizzlies beat Minn Timberwolves 100-98 in OT
  • 1995-12-07 NBA settles strike of referees, refs to return on Dec 12
  • 1995-12-10 1st meeting of NBA expansion teams, Raptors beat Grizzlies 93-81
  • 1995-12-12 NBA referees return to work after striking
  • 1996-03-01 Lenny Wilkens, winningest coach in NBA, coaches his 1,000th victory

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1996-03-07 Magic Johnson is 2nd NBA player to reach 10,000 career assists

NBA Legend Magic Johnson
NBA Legend
Magic Johnson
  • 1996-04-21 Chicago Bulls win NBA record 72 games (72-8)
  • 1996-07-12 Michael Jordan signs a NBA contract for 1 year for $25 million
  • 1996-12-04 Orlando Magic tie NBA record of fewest ponts scored since inception of 24 second clock losing to Cleveland Cavalier, 84-57
  • 1996-12-05 Portland's Jermaine O'Neal at 18 becomes the youngest NBA player

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1997-01-17 NBA suspends Dennis Rodman indefinitely for kicking cameraman

Basketball Player Dennis Rodman
Basketball Player
Dennis Rodman
  • 1997-10-11 Dennis Rodman returns from second longest NBA suspension (11 games)
  • 1997-10-28 NBA announces hiring of Dee Kantner & Violet Palmer as 1st women to officiate a major-league all-male sports league
  • 1997-11-18 Mavericks' A C Green ties Randy Smith's NBA record of 906 cons games
  • 1997-11-20 Mavericks' A C Green sets NBA record of 907 consecutive games played
  • 1997-12-04 NBA suspends Latrell Sprewell for 1 year for attacking his coach

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2000-06-19 Los Angeles Lakers beat Indiana Pacers 4-2 in NBA finals MVP: Shaquille O'Neal, L.A.

Basketball Player Shaquille O'Neal
Basketball Player
Shaquille O'Neal

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2005-06-23 San Antonio Spurs beat Detroit Pistons 4-3 in NBA finals MVP: Tim Duncan (his third), San Antonio

NBA Power Forward Tim Duncan
NBA Power Forward
Tim Duncan

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2006-01-22 Kobe Bryant scores a career-high 81 points in a victory against the Toronto Raptors, the second most in NBA history in one single game

NBA Guard Kobe Bryant
NBA Guard
Kobe Bryant

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2008-12-25 Phil Jackson becomes the sixth coach in NBA history to win 1,000 games

  • 2012-06-21 Miami Heat win the 2012 NBA finals after defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder 4 games to one
  • 2013-06-20 Miami heat defeat San Antonio Spurs to win the NBA Finals 4-3

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2013-06-20 LeBron James is named NBA finals MVP for the second straight year

Basketball Player LeBron James
Basketball Player
LeBron James

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2014-02-01 Adam Silver becomes the 5th NBA Commissioner

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver
NBA Commissioner
Adam Silver
  • 2014-06-26 Canadian Andrew Wiggins is selected as the No.1 draft pick in the NBA by the Cleveland Cavaliers
  • 2015-01-24 Golden State Warrior Klay Thompson scores the most NBA points in a quarter with 37 & the most 3-pointers in a quarter with 9

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2015-05-04 Golden State Warrior Stephen Curry is named MVP for the 2014-15 NBA season

Basketball Superstar Stephen Curry
Basketball Superstar
Stephen Curry
  • 2015-05-26 Cleveland Cavaliers win the NBA Eastern Conference
  • 2015-05-27 Golden State Warriors win the NBA Western Conference
  • 2015-06-25 Karl-Anthony Towns is chosen by the Minnesota Timberwolves as the first draft pick in the 2015 NBA draft
  • 2015-11-30 NBA star Kobe Bryant (LA Lakers) announces his intention to retire at the end of the season
  • 2016-06-19 NBA Finals: Cleveland Cavaliers win their first title defeating Golden State Warriors 4–3 - 1st team to overcome 3–1 deficit
  • 2017-06-13 Warriors win 2nd NBA title in 3 years over the Cavaliers (129-120)

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 623

  • 1965-04-21 Gary Grant, NBA guard (NY Knicks)
  • 1965-04-25 Mark Bryant, NBA forward/center (Phoenix Suns, Houston Rockets)
  • 1965-04-29 Reggie Miller, NBA player (Indiana Pacers)
  • 1965-05-10 Rony Seikaly, NBA center (Orlando Magic, Golden State Warriors)
  • 1965-05-13 Chris Washburn, American NBA player, born in Hickory, North Carolina
  • 1965-06-04 Tim Perry, NBA forward (NJ Nets)
  • 1965-06-30 Mitch Richmond, NBA guard (Sac Kings, Olympic gold 1988, 96), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1965-07-04 Harvey Grant, NBA forward (Trail Blazers, Orlando Magic, Wizards)
  • 1965-07-16 Charles Smith, NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs)
  • 1965-07-29 Henry James, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • 1965-07-31 Scott Brooks, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks)

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1965-08-06 David Robinson, American NBA center (San Antonio Spurs, Olympic gold 1992), born in Key West, Florida

NBA Center David Robinson
NBA Center
David Robinson
  • 1965-08-10 John Starks, NBA guard (NY Knicks)
  • 1965-08-24 Reggie Miller, American NBA guard (Ind Pacers, Olympic gold 1996), born in Riverside, California
  • 1965-08-29 Will Perdue, NBA center (San Antonio Spurs)
  • 1965-09-09 Dan Majerle, NBA guard (Miami Heat)
  • 1965-09-12 Vernon Maxwell, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets)
  • 1965-09-25 Scottie Pippen, Hamburg, Arkansas, American NBA forward (Bulls, Olympic 2 gold-92, 96)
  • 1965-09-27 Steve Kerr, NBA guard (Chicago Bulls)
  • 1965-10-19 Brad Daugherty, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • 1965-10-30 Kevin Edwards, NBA guard (NJ Nets)
  • 1965-10-31 Blue Edwards, NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1965-11-13 Kevin Gamble, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)
  • 1965-12-17 Jeff Grayer, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets, Olympic bronze 1988)
  • 1966-01-20 Chris Morris, NBA forward (Utah Jazz)
  • 1966-01-23 Haywoode Workman, NBA guard (Indiana Pacers)
  • 1966-02-28 Vincent Askew, NBA guard/forward (Seattle Supersonics, Trailblazers)
  • 1966-03-04 Kevin Johnson, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns)
  • 1966-03-12 Grant Long, NBA forward (Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1966-03-22 Brian Shaw, NBA guard (Orlando Magic, SF Warriors)
  • 1966-04-19 Randolph Keys, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1966-05-14 Pooh Richardson, NBA guard (LA Clippers)
  • 1966-05-17 Danny Manning, NBA forward/center (Phoenix Suns)
  • 1966-05-22 Donald Royal, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets, Orlando Magic)
  • 1966-05-27 Eric Leckner, NBA center (Detroit Pistons)
  • 1966-06-25 Dikembe Mutombo, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks, Denver Nuggets)
  • 1966-06-28 Andrew Lang, NBA center (Minnesota Timberwolves, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1966-07-04 Adrian Caldwell, NBA forward/center (Indiana Pacers)
  • 1966-07-11 Rod Strickland, NBA guard (Portland Trail Blazers, Wash Wizards)
  • 1966-07-23 Micheal Williams, NBA guard (Minnesota Timberwolves)
  • 1966-08-09 Vinny Del Negro, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs)
  • 1966-08-23 Rik Smits, NBA center (Indiana Pacers)
  • 1966-09-01 Tim Hardaway, NBA guard (Miami Heat)
  • 1966-09-15 Sherman Douglas, NBA guard (NJ Nets)
  • 1966-09-29 Hersey Hawkins, NBA guard (Seattle Supersonics, Olympic bronze 1988)
  • 1966-10-10 Derrick McKey, NBA forward (Indiana Pacers)
  • 1966-10-17 Danny Ferry, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • 1966-11-13 Rumeal Robinson, NBA guard (Portland Trail Blazers, Detroit Pistons)
  • 1966-11-24 Ledell Eackles, NBA guard (Wash Wizards/Bullets)
  • 1966-11-27 Dean Garrett, NBA center (Denver Nuggets)
  • 1966-12-14 Anthony Mason, NBA forward (NY Knicks, Charlotte Hornets)
  • 1966-12-14 Carl Herrera, NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs)
  • 1966-12-16 Clifford Robinson, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers)
  • 1966-12-26 Tim Legler, NBA guard (Washington Wizards/Bullets)
  • 1967-01-08 Willie Anderson, American NBA guard (NY Knicks, Olympic bronze 1988)
  • 1967-01-29 Stacey King, NBA forward/center (Miami Heat)
  • 1967-03-20 Mookie Blaylock, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1967-03-27 Tom Hammonds, NBA forward (Minn Timberwolves, Denver Nuggets)
  • 1967-04-03 Pervis Ellison, NBA forward/center (Boston Celtics)
  • 1967-04-13 Dana Barros, NBA guard (Boston Celtics)
  • 1967-04-24 Dino Radja, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)
  • 1967-05-27 Doug West, NBA guard (Minnesota Timberwolves)
  • 1967-05-27 George McCloud, NBA forward/guard (Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns)
  • 1967-05-28 Glen Rice, NBA guard and forward (Charlotte Hornets)
  • 1967-06-05 Matt Bullard, NBA forward (Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1967-06-17 Terry Davis, NBA forward/center (Dallas Mavericks, Wash Wizards)
  • 1967-06-21 Derrick Coleman, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1967-07-13 Tony Massenburg, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • 1967-07-17 Kevin Pritchard, NBA guard (Washington Bullets)
  • 1967-07-31 Tony Massenburg, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1967-09-03 Chris Gatling, NBA forward (NJ Nets)
  • 1967-09-09 B J Armstrong, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets)
  • 1967-10-05 Rex Chapman, NBA guard (Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns)
  • 1967-10-27 Jaren Jackson, NBA guard/forward (Houston Rockets, San Antonio Spurs), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1967-11-15 Greg Anthony, NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies, Seattle Supersonics)
  • 1967-11-20 Chris Childs, NBA guard (NJ Nets, NY Knicks)
  • 1967-12-03 Greg Sutton, NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1967-12-14 Eldridge Recasner, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets)
  • 1967-12-15 Keith Askins, NBA guard/forward (Miami Heat)
  • 1967-12-21 Ervin Johnson, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1967-12-21 Terry Mills, NBA forward (Miami Heat, Detroit Pistons)
  • 1968-01-05 Felton Spencer, NBA center (Utah Jazz)
  • 1968-01-15 Felton Spencer, NBA center (SF Warriors)
  • 1968-01-19 Marty Conlon, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1968-01-20 Nick Anderson, NBA guard/forward (Orlando Magic)
  • 1968-01-26 Reggie Jordan, NBA guard (Minn Timberwolves)
  • 1968-02-02 Sean Elliott, NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs)
  • 1968-02-02 Steve Henson, NBA guard (Detroit Pistons)
  • 1968-02-03 Vlade Divac, Yugoslavia, NBA center (Charlotte Hornets, LA Lakers)
  • 1968-02-09 Derek Strong, NBA forward (LA Lakers, Orlando Magic)
  • 1968-02-22 Jayson Williams, NBA center (NJ Nets)
  • 1968-02-27 Loy Vaught, NBA forward (LA Clippers)
  • 1968-02-29 Chucky Brown, NBA forward (Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1968-03-17 Tyrone Hill, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • 1968-03-19 Tyrone Hill, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1968-03-21 Scott Williams, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1968-03-31 J R Reid, NBA forward (NY Knicks, Charlotte Hornets)
  • 1968-04-22 Bimbo Coles, NBA guard (Golden State Warriors)
  • 1968-05-09 David Benoit, NBA forward (Utah Jazz, NJ Nets)
  • 1968-05-22 Randy Brown, NBA guard (Chicago Bulls)

Weddings in Sport

Divorces in Sport

Deaths in Sport