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NBA Christmas Day Schedule Owned By Knicks, Lakers

The NBA season really doesn't begin until Christmas Day. But what you may not know is that the tradition of the NBA Christmas day...

Today In NBA History 1995: Mario Elie’s Kiss of Death to...

20+ years ago today, Mario Elie's Kiss of Death three-pointer capped off a ridiculous comeback against the Phoenix Suns. Phoenix dominated the regular season for...

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

40 years ago today, the NBA scoring title was on the line with one game remaining. Thompson's Denver squad played the Pistons in Detroit and...

Today In NBA History 1979: Magic Johnson & Larry Bird Debut

What a day for the future of the NBA.At the time it seemed like just another season opening game. But the future of the...

Jerry West Retirement Anniversary: Office Space Edition

40 years ago today, Los Angeles Lakers guard Jerry West retired from the NBA. Even if you’re just a casual NBA fan, you probably...

Today In NBA History 2002: Michael Jordan Returns For Washington Wizards

On September 26th 2002, the greatest basketball player of all-time returned to the court for the team he partially owned. It's easy to forget how...

Today In NBA History 1984: Bulls Sign Michael Jordan

Today in 1984, the Chicago Bulls signed #1 draft pick Michael Jordan. And, they got the greatest basketball player ever at a discount. Thanks to...

Today In NBA History 1979: Ann Meyers Signs With Indiana Pacers

Today in 1979, Ann Meyers signed a deal with the Indiana Pacers. Meyers became the first woman signed by an NBA team. Meyers remains as...

Today In NBA History 1999: Biggest Trade In NBA History

Bigger is always better. To get Steve Francis, the Rockets were willing to trade roughly a third of their roster. In 1995 today, the Vancouver Grizzlies,...

Today In NBA History 8/10/65: John Starks Is Born

Today, New York Knicks legend John Starks turns 53 years old. I checked the date, I double checked, I triple checked but as of today,...