5 Longest Winning Streaks In NBA History

33, LA Lakers 1971-’72 The Lakers didn’t lose a game for over two months, going a combined 30-0 in November and December. Led by Jerry West, Wilt Chamberlain, Elgin Baylor, Gail Goodrich, Pat Riley and Jim McMillian (and including former Phil Jackson assistant coach Jim Cleamons), the 1971-72 Lakers are arguably the greatest team of all time. And still own the longest … Read more

Today In NBA History 1978: “The Iceman” Vs “Skywalker” For NBA Scoring Title

Today in 1978 the NBA scoring title was on the line with one game remaining. Thompson’s Denver squad played the Pistons in Detroit and David Thompson the “Skywalker” got off to a ridiculous start, setting an NBA record by making 13 field goals in the first quarter. Thompson sums up his feelings in his book, Skywalker: … Read more

Top Five Most Efficient NBA/ABA Players In History: Saved By The Bell Style

In the stat-crazed world of today’s NBA field goal percentage gets lost in the shuffle, like Zack Morris’ 1502 SAT score that got him a scholarship offer from Stansbury.

I know, field goal percentage isn’t sexy; it’s the Lisa Turtle of NBA statistics.

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Today In NBA History 1992: Shaquille O’Neal Goes #1 In NBA Draft

Shaq Dominated The 1992 NBA Draft

The Big Aristotle aka Shaquille O’Neal was the first overall selection in the 1992 NBA Draft and you probably weren’t even born yet. If you were, you couldn’t get enough of that FIRE single, Ice Ice Baby. Has there ever been a better #1 overall NBA Draft pick in history? At 20 years of age, … Read more