Basketball in History (Part 2)

Events in Sport

Events 101 - 114 of 114

  • 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 and 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
  • 1997-10-09 North Carolina's record winning college basketball coach Dean Smith retires

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2007-12-01 T. C. Williams High School’s newly constructed basketball court is named after Earl Lloyd

Basketball Player Earl Lloyd
Basketball Player
Earl Lloyd

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 101 - 128 of 128

  • 1970-05-04 Dawn Staley, American basketball guard (Olympic gold 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1970-09-06 Shane Heal, Australian basketball guard (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1971-02-05 Dianne Norman, Sault Ste Marie Ontario, basketball forward (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-03-15 Patrick Reidy, Australian basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1971-08-13 Camille Thompson, Salmon Arm BC, basketball center (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-09-07 Tonny Jensen, Australian basketball guard (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-12-17 Nikki McCray, Collierville Tenn, basketball guard (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1972-05-25 Tony Ronaldson, Adelaide SA Australia, basketball forward (Olympics 1996)
  • 1972-07-23 Trisha Fallon, Australian basketball forward (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1973-02-08 Michelle Brogan, Australian basketball forward (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1973-04-17 Brett Maher, Adelaide SA Australia, basketball guard (Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-04-20 Lamond Murray, American basketball forward (LA Clippers), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1973-09-05 Jenny Whittle, Australian basketball center (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Gold Coast, Australia
  • 1974-01-30 Martina Jerant, basketball center (Olympics 1996), born in Windsor, Ontario
  • 1974-05-01 Jennifer Rizzotti, Basketball Hall of Fame point guard/coach, born in White Plains, New York
  • 1974-07-16 Michelle Chandler, Australian basketball point guard (Olymp-bronze-96)
  • 1975-04-24 Michael Stewart, American basketball NBA center (Sacramento Kings), born in Cucq-Trepied-Stella-Plage, France
  • 1975-05-01 Austin Croshere, American basketball forward (Fox Sports Indiana Pacers analyst), born Los Angeles, California
  • 1975-07-20 Ray Allen, American basketball guard (10-time NBA All Star), born in Merced, California
  • 1976-04-03 Keith Closs, American basketball center (LA Clippers), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1976-08-25 Sam Mackinnon, Australian basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1977-05-03 Tyronn Lue, American basketball coach (NBA Championship 2016 Cleveland), born in Mexico, Missouri
  • 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, born in Racine, Wisconsin
  • 1980-07-03 Kevin Boyle, American basketballer
  • 1985-05-06 Chris Paul, American basketball point guard (9-time NBA All Star), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • 1989-08-26 James Harden, American basketball forward (NBA MVP 2018 Houston Rockets), born in Los Angeles, California

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport