Basketball Urban Legends History

Here are quick descriptions of each of the previous editions of Basketball Legends Revealed.

To see if they are true or false, you have to click on the link!

Danny Ainge once bit Tree Rollins during a playoff game.

Jim Thorpe played professional basketball.

Chuck Connors was once punished in a peculiar fashion for his reaction to a tough loss against the St. Louis Bombers.

The Celtics were once forced to play a game at midnight due to the Ice Capades!

A NCAA game once ended with a team playing 1-on-5!

Everett Case created the ACC Tournament.

The Harlem Globetrotters began in Chicago!!

Larry Bird played a game where he shot all of his shots left-handed.

Del Harris once set a pick on Michael Adams during a game!

Dave Cowens once took a break from the Celtics during the season to drive a cab.

Future NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue was Georgetown’s career leader in total rebounds and rebounds per game when he graduated.

Michael Jordan bought a fancy team bus for his minor league baseball team to ride around in.

A convicted man asked for his sentence to be INCREASED to honor his favorite baseball player.

Wilt Chamberlain had an infamously poor reaction to his coach’s invention of morning shootarounds.

Wilt Chamberlain is in the Volleyball Hall of Fame.

The “Larry Bird exception” to the NBA salary cap got its name from the Celtics being the first team to go over the salary cap to re-sign one of their players, namely Larry Bird.

The United States voted against sending National Basketball Association players to the 1992 Olympics.

Ta da!

One Response to “Basketball Urban Legends History”

  1. Thanks, Mike. I’ll look into it!

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