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.
|Towns Goes Up Strong |
Karl-Anthony Towns gets the ball on the low block and goes up strong for the slam.
|Dunn Gets Block|
Kris Dunn taps the shot off the glass.
|Chriss Throws Down Oop|
Marquese Chriss gets the alley-oop slam dunk.
|Ross Gets The Block|
Terrence Ross gets off the screen and gets the block.
|Lowry's Easy Layup|
Kyle Lowry gets the steal and heads down court to finish with the layup.