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.
|Wizards vs. Nuggets|
John Wall scores 19 points and records 16 assists as the Wizards beat the Nuggets in overtime.
|Rockets vs. Lakers|
James Harden scores 37 points and dishes out five assists as the Rockets defeat the Lakers at the STAPLES Center.
Ronnie Price drives to the basket and finishes with an easy slam.
|Celtics vs. Warriors|
Stephen Curry and Andrew Bogut both scored double doubles as the Warriors beat the Celtics.
|Clarkson to the Basket|
Jordan Clarkson drives to the basket and sinks a tough shot.