The boston celtics has the most larry o'brien trophies with 17
D. Jun 1st 2005 - NBA's first big man in 1950's with Minneapolis Lakers (now Los Angeles Lakers)
Larry Bird was the star Forward for the Boston Celtics for his career in the NBA
They were buckets, then close-bottomed peach baskets
American. Was instrumental in popularizing the NBA (National Basketball Association) around the world in the 1980s and 1990s. Signed a minor league baseball contract with the Chicago White Sox on March 31, 1994 during a "retirment period".
Australian. Olympic Squad Member 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000.
He is the all time leader in rebound rate and generally regarded as one the greatest re bounders of all-time, nicknamed The Worm and stands 6ft 7inches
Born Lew Alcindor, led UCLA to 3 NCAA titles (1967-69), Player of the year twice, led Milwaukee (1) and L.A.Lakers (5) to 6 NBA titles, retired in 1989 after 20 years as all-time leader in over 20 categories
Earned for his dazzling playing and irrepressible pranks on the court.
United States -- 1996-2004 -- 3/0/0=3
Director: Felix E. Feist. Also starred William Bishop, Hazel Brooks & Johnny Sands. Plot: A college basketball star collaborrates with organized crime and becomes involved in 'point shaving.' A sportswriter tries to get him back on the right track.
Six Time NBA Champion, Six Time NBA MVB, 1970 NBA Rookie of the Year
3 time NBA Champions (Boston Celtics 1981, 1984 & 1986) 3 time NBA MVP, 1980 Rookie of the Year
2 Time NBA Champion (76ers & Lakers), 4 Time NBA MVP, 1960 Rookie of the Year
NBA MVP 1981, 11 Times NBA All Star, NBA Champion 1983
5 Time NBA Champion, 3 Time NBA MVP, 12 Time NBA All-Star
5 MVP awards, 10 All-NBA First Team designations, 9 All-Defensive First Team honors, 14 NBA All-Star Game appearances, 3 All-Star MVP, 10 scoring titles, 6 NBA Finals MVP awards, and the 1988 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award.
3 time NBA MVP, NBA Championship 1983 (Philadelphia 76ers). Member of the Basketball Hall of Fame.
4 time NBA Champion, 2000 NBA MVP, 1992 NBA Rookie of the Year.
2 Time NGA Champion, 1994 NBA MVP, 2 time NBA Defensive Player of the Year.
A shooting guard, he initially achieved success playing professional basketball in Europe in the 1980s. Joined the Portland Trail Blazers in 1989.
12-time All-Star, 11-time member of the All-NBA Team, and one-time winner of the MVP award in 14 professional seasons. He is the only player in NBA history to average a triple-double for an entire season.
Russell was the centerpiece of the Celtics dynasty that won eleven NBA Championships during Russell's thirteen-year career.
6 Time Euroscar Player of the Year, 1985 European Championship MVP.
1972 NBA Champion, 1969 NBA Finals MVPm 1972 NBA All-Star MVP.
Or slam dunk if you want to be dramatic.
A toss-up where 2 opposing players compete for the ball to restart play.
The area around the basket at each end of the court.
A shot taken after a run up to the basket.
The jump ball that starts a game.
A foul where a player takes too many steps without dribbling.
Dribbling toward the basket; also called a dribble drive.
Single season scoring record; 1936-1999
All-time leading NBA scorer, born 1947
A shot attempted by a player while standing in place, rather than while jumping in the air
American; most successful coach accruing 1,096 career wins the most in NCAA basketball history
American basketball player in both the American and National Basketball Associations (NBA) Most Valuable Player three times
Serbia took the Silver, Spain the Bronze.
Spain took Silver, Serbia Bronze.
D.2020 LA Lakers, one of the all-time greats of US basketball. Died in a helicopter crash.