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The Larry O'Brien Trophy
   is awarded in   
Basketball
The boston celtics has the most larry o'brien trophies with 17
George Mikan
   was a   
Basketball Player
D. Jun 1st 2005 - NBA's first big man in 1950's with Minneapolis Lakers (now Los Angeles Lakers)
Brown, Harrick, Bartow, Wooden
   are all   
UCLA Basketball Coaches
Bird, Cummings, Aguirre, Laettner, Kemp
   are all   
Basketball Forwards
Larry Bird was the star Forward for the Boston Celtics for his career in the NBA
The First “baskets” in Basketball Were Actually Rubbish Bins
   is   
False
They were buckets, then close-bottomed peach baskets
Michael Jordan
   is famous for being a   
Basketball Player
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".
Andrew Gaze
   is famous for being a   
Basketball Player
Australian. Olympic Squad Member 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000.
Dennis Rodman
   is famous for being a   
Basketball Player
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
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
   is famous for being a   
Basketball Player
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
Basketball
   in Polish is   
Koszkówka
Gossamer
   is   
A Red Haired Monster That Wears Basketball Boots
Basketball
   in Italian is   
Pallacanestro
Basketball
   in Macedonian is   
кошарка
George Mikan
   has the nickname   
Mr. Basketball
Hubert Ausbie
   has the nickname   
Clown Prince of Basketball
Earned for his dazzling playing and irrepressible pranks on the court.
Michael Jordan
   was/were the first   
Basketball Player Pictured on a Box of Wheaties Cereal
1988
Sheryl Swoopes
   won gold medals in   
Basketball
United States -- 1996-2004 -- 3/0/0=3
The Basketball Fix (1951)
   starred   
John Ireland, Marshall Thompson and Vanessa Brown
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.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
   has excelled in   
Basketball
Six Time NBA Champion, Six Time NBA MVB, 1970 NBA Rookie of the Year
Larry Bird
   has excelled in   
Basketball
3 time NBA Champions (Boston Celtics 1981, 1984 & 1986) 3 time NBA MVP, 1980 Rookie of the Year
Wilt Chamberlain
   has excelled in   
Basketball
2 Time NBA Champion (76ers & Lakers), 4 Time NBA MVP, 1960 Rookie of the Year
Julius Erving
   has excelled in   
Basketball
NBA MVP 1981, 11 Times NBA All Star, NBA Champion 1983
Earvin Johnson
   has excelled in   
Basketball
5 Time NBA Champion, 3 Time NBA MVP, 12 Time NBA All-Star
Michael Jordan
   has excelled in   
Basketball
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.
Moses Malone
   has excelled in   
Basketball
3 time NBA MVP, NBA Championship 1983 (Philadelphia 76ers). Member of the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Shaquille O' Neal
   has excelled in   
Basketball
4 time NBA Champion, 2000 NBA MVP, 1992 NBA Rookie of the Year.
Hakeem Olajuwon
   has excelled in   
Basketball
2 Time NGA Champion, 1994 NBA MVP, 2 time NBA Defensive Player of the Year.
Dražen Petrovic'
   has excelled in   
Basketball
A shooting guard, he initially achieved success playing professional basketball in Europe in the 1980s. Joined the Portland Trail Blazers in 1989.
Oscar Robertson
   has excelled in   
Basketball
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.
Bill Russell
   has excelled in   
Basketball
Russell was the centerpiece of the Celtics dynasty that won eleven NBA Championships during Russell's thirteen-year career.
Arvydas Sabonis
   has excelled in   
Basketball
6 Time Euroscar Player of the Year, 1985 European Championship MVP.
Jerry West
   has excelled in   
Basketball
1972 NBA Champion, 1969 NBA Finals MVPm 1972 NBA All-Star MVP.
Dribble
   is used in   
Basketball
Charging
   is used in   
Basketball
An offensive foul.
Dunk
   is used in   
Basketball
Or slam dunk if you want to be dramatic.
Jump Ball
   is used in   
Basketball
A toss-up where 2 opposing players compete for the ball to restart play.
Key
   is used in   
Basketball
The area around the basket at each end of the court.
Lay-up
   is used in   
Basketball
A shot taken after a run up to the basket.
Throw-in
   is used in   
Basketball
Tip-off
   is used in   
Basketball
The jump ball that starts a game.
Traveling
   is used in   
Basketball
A foul where a player takes too many steps without dribbling.
Drive
   is used in   
Basketball
Dribbling toward the basket; also called a dribble drive.
Wilt Chamberlain
   was a/an   
Basketball Player
Single season scoring record; 1936-1999
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
   was a/an   
Basketball Player
All-time leading NBA scorer, born 1947
Set Shot
   is used in   
Basketball
A shot attempted by a player while standing in place, rather than while jumping in the air
Basketball Player
   was played by Robert Redford in   
Tall Story (1960)
Pat Summitt
   was a   
Basketball Coach
American; most successful coach accruing 1,096 career wins the most in NCAA basketball history
Moses Malone
   was a   
Basketball Player
American basketball player in both the American and National Basketball Associations (NBA) Most Valuable Player three times
Men’s Basketball
   gold medal was won by   
United States
Serbia took the Silver, Spain the Bronze.
Women’s Basketball
   gold medal was won by   
United States
Spain took Silver, Serbia Bronze.






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