What was the first NBA basketball team?

Answer The National Basketball Association began play in 1949 as a merger of teams from the National Basketball League and the Basketball Association of America. The NBA started with 17 teams, including t... Read More »

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Who was the first black American signed by a national basketball team?

The first African-American basketball player to be signed by an NBA team was Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton. He signed for the 1950-51 NBA season to play for the New York N... Read More »

What state is the lehigh basketball team from?

Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The Mountain Hawks play their basketball games in the Patriot League, and actually made the NCAA Tournament this year only to lose to top-ra... Read More »

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

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 »

What Basketball team does Lauren Jackson play for?