March 30, 2017

Basketball Milestones

Dirk Nowitzki “slowest” to 30,000 points; joins MJ, Kareem, Kobe, Wilt 2017/03/07 9:05 pm

Dirk Nowitzki “slowest” to 30,000 points; joins MJ, Kareem, Kobe, Wilt

Fittingly Dirk Nowitzki became the 6th player in NBA history to score 30,000 points with a silky high-arching jumper that rained down from American Airlines Center barely touching any rim. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); adUnit = document.getElementById("google-ads-zh4V"); adWidth = adUnit.offsetWidth; if ( adWidth >= 999999 ) { /* GETTING THE FIRST IF OUT OF THE WAY */ } else...

LeBron hits 28,000 points, will be youngest and fastest to 30,000 2017/02/06 2:15 pm

LeBron hits 28,000 points, will be youngest and fastest to 30,000

With 28,000 points in the bag at 32 years and 36 days, LeBron James became the youngest player in NBA history to reach that point plateau. James was also the youngest player to reach 20,000 career points in the regular season. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); adUnit = document.getElementById("google-ads-1RfV"); adWidth = adUnit.offsetWidth; if ( adWidth >= 999999 ) { /* GETTING...

There’s been FOUR quadruple-doubles (not 5) in NBA history 2016/11/04 12:50 pm

There’s been FOUR quadruple-doubles (not 5) in NBA history

Since it’s humanly possible to record a quintuple-double, I won’t say that the quadruple-double is the most difficult to pull off in the multi-faceted statistic category. Here are the four NBA players that have achieved quadruple doubles There have been just four quadruple-doubles since the NBA started officially recording steals and blocked shots during the 1973-74 season. Yes, just...

Stephen Curry has the most games with 9 threes in NBA history 2015/12/05 6:29 pm

Stephen Curry has the most games with 9 threes in NBA history

In the history of the league, a player has hit nine three-point shots in one game approximately 50 times. In his career, Stephen Curry is responsible for six of those games, making him the NBA player with the most games with 9 threes. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); adUnit = document.getElementById("google-ads-4SLe"); adWidth = adUnit.offsetWidth; if ( adWidth >= 999999 ) { /* GETTING...

Only 20 NBA players have ever scored 25,000 points 2015/11/07 4:51 pm

Only 20 NBA players have ever scored 25,000 points

In the long history of the National Basketball Association, only twenty players have scored 25,000 points or more. To emphasize how special that is; there is twice the number of players that have scored 20,000 points than have scored hit the 25,000 point milestone. The list is filled with many players you’d expect; players you can refer to by just their first names: Kareem, Michael, Karl, Wilt,...

LeBron James first player since Bill Russell to reach the finals 5 times in a row 2015/05/27 1:14 pm

LeBron James first player since Bill Russell to reach the finals 5 times in a row

LeBron James reached the NBA Finals for the fifth time in a row, which made him the first player since the 1960’s Boston Celtics led by Bill Russell to accomplish this incredible feat. [su_button url=”http://www.interbasket.net/forums/” target=”blank” style=”soft” size=”3″ wide=”no” center=”no” icon=”icon: comments-o”]Discuss...

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