National Basketball Association History (Part 7)

Basketball Leagues: NCAA - WNBA

Related Topics: NBA All-Star Game - NBA Championship

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 601 - 660 of 660

  • 1975-11-18 Jason Williams, American basketball point guard (NBA C'ship 2006, Miami Heat; NBA All-Rookie First Team 1999) born in Belle, West Virginia
  • 1975-12-14 James Cotton, American NBA guard (Seattle Supersonics), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1976-02-11 Tony Battie, American NBA forward (Denver Nuggets), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1976-02-25 Samaki Walker, NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks)
  • 1976-03-27 Danny Fortson, American NBA forward (Denver Nuggets), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1976-04-03 Keith Closs, American basketball center (LA Clippers), born in Hartford, Connecticut

Person of interestTim Duncan

1976-04-25 Tim Duncan, American NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs), born in Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands

NBA Power Forward Tim Duncan
NBA Power Forward
Tim Duncan
  • 1976-04-29 God Shammgod, American NBA guard (Wash Wizards), born in New York City
  • 1976-05-19 Kevin Garnett, American basketball forward (15-time NBA All Star), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • 1976-08-12 Antoine Walker, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)
  • 1976-09-25 Chauncey Billups, American NBA guard, played for 17 seasons for 7 teams (5x All-Star; Finals MVP, 2004 - Detroit), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1976-10-30 Maurice Taylor, American NBA forward (LA Clippers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1976-12-11 Shareef Abdur-Rahim, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies), born in Marietta, Georgia
  • 1977-02-20 Stephon Marbury, NBA guard (Minn Timberwolves)
  • 1977-02-26 Tim Thomas, American NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1977-05-07 Marko Milic, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns)
  • 1978-06-19 Dirk Nowitzki, German basketball power forward (NBA Finals MVP 2011; NBA MVP 2007; 14 × NBA All-Star; Dallas Mavericks), born in Würzburg, Germany

Person of interestKobe Bryant

1978-08-23 Kobe Bryant, American basketball guard (NBA champion 2000–02, 09-10; NBA MVP 2008; 18 x NBA All Star; LA Lakers; Olympic gold 2008,12), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2020)

NBA Guard Kobe Bryant
NBA Guard
Kobe Bryant
  • 1978-10-13 Jermaine O'Neal, NBA forward (Portland Trailblazers), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • 1978-12-02 Jason Collins, American basketball canter (first openly gay athlete to play in any major North American pro sports league), born in Northridge, California
  • 1978-12-02 Jarron Collins, American basketball center (Utah Jazz; assistant coach GS Warriors NBA C'ships 2015, 17-18), born in Northridge, California
  • 1979-03-11 Elton Brand, American NBA basketball player, 1999-2016 (Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, and 3 other teams), and general manager (76ers, 2018-present), born in Cortlandt Manor, New York
  • 1979-05-24 Tracy McGrady, American Basketball Hall of Fame forward (NBA All-Star 2001–07; NBA scoring champion 2003, 04; Toronto Raptors, Orlando Magic, Houston Rockets), born in Bartow, Florida
  • 1979-08-08 Rashard Lewis, American basketball forward (NBA All-Star 2005, 09; NBA C'ship 2013; Miami Heat), born in Pineville, Louisiana
  • 1980-03-28 Luke Walton, American basketball head coach (Sacramento Kings 2019; LA Lakers 2016-18; NBA C'ships 2009-10, LA Lakers), born in San Diego, California
  • 1981-04-01 Antonis Fotsis, Greek basketball power forward and captain (Ilysiakos, Panathinaikos, Real Madrid; NBA: Vancouver Grizzlies), born in Maroussi, Greece
  • 1981-09-28 José Calderón, Spanish basketball point guard (captain Spain gold FIBA World C'ship 2006; Olympic silver 08, 12; NBA: Toronto, Detroit, Dallas, NY Knicks; Cleveland), born in Villanueva de la Serena, Spain
  • 1981-11-20 Carlos Boozer, American basketball forward (2-time NBA All Star), born in Aschaffenburg, Germany
  • 1982-10-02 Tyson Chandler, American basketball center (NBA Defensive Player of the Year 2012; Olympics gold 2012), born in Hanford, California
  • 1982-12-19 Mo Williams, American basketball point guard (NBA C'ship 2016, NBA All Star 2009 Cleveland Cavaliers) and coach (Alabama State), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • 1984-01-28 Andre Iguodala, basketball & NBA player (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1984-04-15 Rodney Carney, NBA athlete
  • 1984-05-29 Carmelo Anthony, American basketball forward (10-time NBA All Star), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestLeBron James

1984-12-30 LeBron James, American basketball forward (NBA C'ship & MVP 2012, 2013, 2016, 2020; 16 × NBA All-Star; Olympic gold 2008, 12; Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, LA Lakers), born in Akron, Ohio

Basketball Player LeBron James
Basketball Player
LeBron James
  • 1985-01-01 Tiago Splitter, Brazilian basketball forward and coach (NBA C'ship 2014, San Antonio Spurs; All-EuroLeague Team selection 2008-10), born in Blumenau, Brazil
  • 1985-05-06 Chris Paul, American basketball point guard (9-time NBA All Star), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • 1988-04-01 Brook Lopez, American basketball center (NBA All Star 2013; New Jersey / Brooklyn Nets, Milwaukee Bucks), born in North Hollywood, California
  • 1988-08-23 Jeremy Lin, American NBA player (Toronto Raptors), born in Torrance, California
  • 1988-09-29 Kevin Durant, American basketball forward (NBA C'ship, NBA Finals MVP 2017, 18 Golden State Warriors; 11 × NBA All-Star; NBA All-Star Game MVP 2012, 19), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1988-10-04 Derrick Rose, American basketball point guard (NBA Draft 2008 #1 overall pick Chicago Bulls; NBA MVP 2011; NBA All-Star 2010–12), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1988-11-12 Russell Westbrook, American basketball guard (NBA MVP 2017; NBA All-Star Game MVP 2015, 16; OKC Thunder, Houston Rockets), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1989-03-16 Blake Griffin, American NBA forward (LA Clippers, Detroit Pistons), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1989-08-26 James Harden, American basketball guard (NBA MVP 2018; NBA All-Star 2013–19; Houston Rockets), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1989-09-14 Jimmy Butler, American NBA player (Chicago Bulls), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1990-03-04 Draymond Green, American NBA forward (Golden State Warriors), born in Saginaw, Michigan
  • 1990-09-06 John Wall, American basketball point guard (2010 NBA Draft: #1 pick Washington Wizards), born in Raleigh, North Carolina

Person of interestKyrie Irving

1992-03-23 Kyrie Irving, American basketball guard (2011 NBA Draft: #1 pick Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Melbourne, Australia

NBA Player Kyrie Irving
NBA Player
Kyrie Irving
  • 1992-06-04 Earvin Johnson III, son of NBA forward Magic Johnson, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1993-03-11 Anthony Davis, American basketball center (2012 NBA Draft: #1 pick New Orleans Pelicans), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1993-03-14 Anthony Bennett, Canadian basketball power forward (2013 NBA Draft: #1 pick Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1994-12-06 Giannis Antetokounmpo, Greek NBA player (Milwaukee Bucks), born in Athens, Greece
  • 1995-02-19 Nikola Jokić, Serbian basketball center (Serbian Player of the Year 2018; NBA All Star 2019; fastest NBA triple-double 14:33s 2018), born in Sombor, Serbia
  • 1995-02-23 Andrew Wiggins, Canadian basketball small forward (2014 NBA Draft: #1 pick Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1995-08-02 Kristaps Porziņģis, Latvian basketball center (NBA All-Star 2018; NY Knicks, Dallas Mavericks), born in Liepāja, Latvia
  • 1995-11-15 Karl-Anthony Towns, American basketball center (2015 NBA Draft: #1 pick Minnesota Timberwolves), born in Edison, New Jersey
  • 1996-07-20 Ben Simmons, Australian basketball point guard (2016 NBA Draft: #1 pick Philadelphia 76ers), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1998-05-29 Markelle Fultz, American basketball guard (2017 NBA Draft: #1 pick Philadelphia 76ers), born in Upper Marlboro, Maryland
  • 1998-07-23 Deandre Ayton, Bahamian basketball center (2018 NBA Draft: #1 pick Phoenix Suns), born in Nassau, Bahamas
  • 1999-02-28 Luka Dončić, Slovenian basketball guard (EuroLeague MVP 2018; NBA Rookie of the Year 2019; Dallas Mavericks), born in Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • 2000-07-06 Zion Williamson, American basketball power forward (2019 NBA Draft: #1 pick New Orleans Pelicans), born in Salisbury, North Carolina

Weddings in Sport


Divorces in Sport


Deaths in Sport