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.
|Wall Blocks Faried|
John Wall denies Kenneth Faried at the rim.
John Wall dishes to Glen Rice for the slam.
|Nuggets vs. Wizards: First half|
John Wall has 12 points and 5 assists as the Wizards lead the Nuggets 45-40 at the half.
|GameTime: Adam Silver|
NBA Deputy Commissioner, Adam Silver says the NBA Competition committee will re-evaluate the divisions.
|Clippers vs. Sixers: First half|
LA Clippers lead Philadelphia 44-36 at the break.