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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Who invented basketball shoes?

Evidence exists that basketball shoes may have been created in 1893. The Colchester Rubber Company in Connecticut made a pair of shoes two years after the invention of basketball in 1891. In 1902, ... Read More »

Who invented basketball games?

Dr. James Naismith invented basketball in 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Originally, the name of the game was spelled "basket ball," players shot a soccer ball into a peach basket and running ... Read More »