Browsing NBA History

Kyle Korver

Most Three-Pointers Ever Made in NBA History

Posted on 8 Nov, 2016, by in Featured, NBA

The 3-point barrage of Stephen Curry to break the NBA record for 3’s in one game moved him to 18th all-time in made 3-point field goals. At the pace he’s going, he’ll be in the top by the end of the season, joining the likes or Ray Allen, Reggie Miller and Jason Terry. More

Magic Johnson and Isiah Thomas 20-10

NBA Players Who Have Averaged 20 Points & 10 Assists In a Season

Posted on 15 Sep, 2016, by in Featured, NBA

Looking back at statistical achievements in NBA history always sheds some light on interesting things. In this occasion, we focus on players with seasons in which they’ve averaged 20 points and 10 assists per game. Turns out only 11 have been able to do it. Out of the soccer team of talented point guards, only five have been able to do it more than once: Magic Johnson, Oscar Robertson, Kevin Johnson, Chris Paul and Isaiah Thomas. More

Tim Duncan

Tim Duncan and his Place in NBA Statistical History

Posted on 12 Jul, 2016, by in Featured, NBA

A five-time NBA champion, three-time Finals MVP and two-time NBA MVP, Tim Duncan is retiring with an endless list of achievements, awards, and plenty of high ranking statistical milestones, blending in with the best of the best in NBA history. More

Michael Jordan

Top Ten Scorers in NBA Playoffs History

Posted on 20 May, 2016, by in Featured

The NBA’s playoff scoring top 10 is slowly changing with LeBron James moving up the list, now making to number four overall and first among active players. Still above him on the list? Kobe Bryant, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Michael Jordan. Tony Parker and Tim Duncan are the two other active players on the list. More

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Longest Title Droughts in NBA History

Posted on 17 Jun, 2015, by in NBA

The Golden State Warriors won an NBA Championship after waiting 40 years. But there are even longer droughts between titles or since the last one for NBA franchises, among them the Sacramento Kings, Atlanta Hawks and the Milwaukee Bucks, leading a group of teams that are waiting for over a generation, or had to wait between trophy lifts, to taste an NBA championship. More

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Top 10 NBA Finals Game Winners & Buzzer Beaters

Posted on 4 Jun, 2015, by in Featured, NBA

With the 2015 NBA Finals set to start, it’s a good time to remember the most memorable shots in Finals history, including Michael Jordan and two other Chicago Bulls players winning championships at the last second, Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with clutch hook shots and Garfield Heard with “the shot heard ’round the world”. More

Michael Jordan

Most Recent Sweeps in the Conference Finals

Posted on 24 May, 2015, by in Featured, NBA

Sweeps in the conference finals aren’t common, but they do happen from time to time. Over the last 25 years we’ve had seven of them, including two by Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls. This year, with both the Cleveland Cavaliers (with LeBron James) and the Golden State Warriors (with Stephen Curry), we might have the first double conference finals sweep in NBA playoff history. More

Kobe Bryant

Top 10 Players With the Most All-NBA Teams Selections

Posted on 21 May, 2015, by in Featured, NBA

With the 2015 All-NBA team selections out and about, Tim Duncan joins Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Kobe Bryant as the only players with 15 selections all-time, more than any other NBA player, while Dirk Nowitzki completed the shortlist of three among the active players in the top 10. More

Larry Bird shooting over Julius Erving

NBA Playoffs – Comebacks & Chokers of a 3-1 Series Lead or Deficit

Posted on 18 May, 2015, by in NBA

The Houston Rockets become the ninth team in NBA history to come back from a 3-1 deficit in a playoff series, hoping to become the fourth that actually wins a championship carried by that momentum. The Los Angeles Clippers join the notorious club of choke-jobs needing just one more win. Doc Rivers knows a thing or two about that. More

Michael Jordan

Best Regular Season Teams in NBA History

Posted on 5 Apr, 2015, by in Featured, NBA

In the 82-game NBA era, nine teams have won 67 games or more in the regular season: The Chicago Bulls (on three occasions), Boston Celtics (twice), Los Angeles Lakers (twice), Dallas Mavericks and Philadelphia 76ers. Only the 2007 Mavericks and 1973 Celtics failed to win the NBA title. More