Posted Feb 27 2013 9:10AM
1947: Dallmar, Warriors Win First Title
A big shot by the Warriors' Howie Dallmar in the final minute clinched the first title in the league that would later become known as the National Basketball Association.
1950: True Trail Blazers
Earl Lloyd, Chuck Cooper, and Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton may not have been able to eat in certain restaurants in 1950, but the trio entered the NBA that year and became pioneers for today's African-American basketball players.
1953: Celtics Down Nationals in Four Overtimes
Before the 24-second shot clock, in the stagnant era of the NBA, Bob Cousy and the Celtics outran Syracuse in an atypical postseason game.
1958: Pettit's Revenge
Bob Pettit turned in one of the finest performances in championship history when he scored 50 points in Game 6 against the Boston Celtics.
The Bulls swing it out to Aaron Brooks who drills the triple plus the foul.
|Put Back by Whiteside|
Hassan Whiteside follows up the Luol Deng miss with the two-handed put back jam.
|Noah Dimes Rose|
Joakim Noah hits Derrick Rose cutting back door for the nice bucket.
|Hassan's Bringing the Heat|
Hassan Whiteside has taken over the game early for the Miami Heat on the offensive and defensive end.
|Butler Plus One|
Jimmy Butler pushes it up court, takes the contact and finishes off the glass.