Basketball in History (Part 4)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 335 of 335

  • 1976-10-22 Brad Stevens, American basketball head coach (Boston Celtics 2013-19; NBA All-Star Game 2017), born in Zionsville, Indiana
  • 1976-12-04 Betty Lennox, American basketball guard (WNBA champion, WNBA Finals MVP 2004, Seattle Storm), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1977-04-01 Tangela Smith, American basketball forward (WNBA All Star 2006; WNBA C'ship 2007, 09), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 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)
  • 1977-11-12 James Borrego, American basketball head coach (Charlotte Hornets 2018-19), bon in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 1978-05-21 Jamaal Magloire, Canadian professional basketballer

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
  • 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
  • 1980-03-13 Caron Butler, American basketballer, born in Racine, Wisconsin
  • 1980-07-03 Kevin Boyle, American basketballer
  • 1984-09-12 Taylor Jenkins, American basketball head coach (Memphis Grizzlies 2019), born in Arlington, Texas
  • 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
  • 1986-04-02 Andris Biedriņš, Latvian basketball center (Golden State Warriors 2004-13; 510 games), born in Riga, Latvia
  • 1986-04-28 Ryan Saunders, American basketball head coach (Minnesota Timberwolves 2019), born in Medina, Minnesota

Person of interestStephen Curry

1988-03-14 Stephen Curry, American basketball guard (NBA MVP 2015-16; Golden State Warriors), born in Akron, Ohio

Basketball Superstar Stephen Curry
Basketball Superstar
Stephen Curry
  • 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
  • 1989-08-26 James Harden, American basketball guard (NBA MVP 2018; NBA All-Star 2013–19; Houston Rockets), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1990-02-08 Klay Thompson, American basketball guard (3-time NBA champion GS Warriors 2015, 17, 18, Olympic gold 2016), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1990-09-06 John Wall, American basketball point guard (2010 NBA Draft: #1 pick Washington Wizards), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1991-06-29 Kawhi Leonard, American basketball forward (NBA champion, Finals MVP 2014), born in Los Angeles, CA
  • 1991-08-18 Liz Cambage, Australian basketball center (WNBA single game record 53), born in London, England

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
  • 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
  • 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


Deaths in Sport