Posted Feb 27 2013 9:10AM
1947: Dallmar, Warriors Win First Title
A big shot by the Warriors' Howie Dallmar in the final minute clinched the first title in the league that would later become known as the National Basketball Association.
1950: True Trail Blazers
Earl Lloyd, Chuck Cooper, and Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton may not have been able to eat in certain restaurants in 1950, but the trio entered the NBA that year and became pioneers for today's African-American basketball players.
1953: Celtics Down Nationals in Four Overtimes
Before the 24-second shot clock, in the stagnant era of the NBA, Bob Cousy and the Celtics outran Syracuse in an atypical postseason game.
1958: Pettit's Revenge
Bob Pettit turned in one of the finest performances in championship history when he scored 50 points in Game 6 against the Boston Celtics.
|Suns vs. Clippers: First half|
Eric Bledsoe scores 16 points in the first half as the Suns lead the Clippers 61-58 at halftime.
|Wizards vs. Knicks|
Carmelo Anthony scores 30 points to lead New York over Washington 103-100.
|Getting to the Rim|
Chris Paul drives and fakes the pass as he scores the high arching layup.
Eric Bledsoe drives for the tough layup plus the foul.
|Nets vs. Celtics|
Marcus Smart scores 16 points, Jared Sullinger adds 15 points as the Celtics top the Nets 100-86.