Who was the first basketball player to score 100 points in a basketball game?

Answer Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors was the first NBA player to score 100 points in one game. Chamberlain scored exactly 100 points on March 2, 1962, when the Warriors defeated the New Yo... Read More »

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Who hit the game-winning shot in the 1987 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship game?

Keith Smart of the Indiana Hoosiers hit the game-winning shot against the Syracuse Orangemen in the title game of the 1987 National Collegiate Athletic Association Men's Basketball Tournament. Smar... Read More »

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What is the length of an NBA basketball game?

Technically, NBA games last 48 minutes--divided into four periods of 12 minutes, according to the National Basketball Association. However, counting halftime, timeouts and breaks, games can take 15... Read More »

What is the length of a pro basketball game?

A pro basketball game consists of 4, 12-minute quarters for a total of 48 minutes of regulation play. The actual event runs much longer, however, due to game-clock stops, timeouts, a 2-minute and 1... Read More »