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.
|Film Study: Bosh Late Block|
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|Film Study: Spurs Turnover|
After the Tony Parker and Tim Duncan pick-and-roll, Manu Ginobili drives baseline and commits a turnover.
|Film Study: Bosh OT Defense|
Chris Bosh switches on the pick-and-roll, stops Tony Parker and then contests the Kawhi Leonard jumper.
|Film Study: OverTime Play|
Chris Bosh hedges on the pick-and-roll and forces Tim Duncan into a tough shot.
|Film Study: Bosh Defense|
Chris Bosh with a denial in the post, and then hedges on the pick-and-roll.