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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When was basketball invented?

The sport of basketball as we know it was invented by a Canadian doctor named James Naismith in late 1891. After developing rules for the game, the first organized basketball game was played at the... Read More »

Who invented the basketball goal?

Dr. James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, cut the bottoms out of peach baskets for the game's first goals. Naismith came up with basketball when he was teaching a P.E. class in Springfield, M... Read More »