1.) Ray Allen holds the record for most blocks by an American in a single Olympics. He had 11 in Sydney back in 2000.
Also, John Stockton led the 1996 United States team in swats.
2.) From 1970-1986, there were no back-to-back NBA champions. From 1987-2002, only the Spurs (1999) did not win back-to-back.
In case you missed it, the Lakers (87-88), Pistons (89-90), Bulls (91-93), Rockets (94-95), Bulls (96-98), and Lakers (2000-02) all went at least two straight.
3.) Only 4 players drafted Read More
Khris Middleton does not sound like a basketball player's name and add to the fact that the Milwaukee Bucks only played four nationally-televised games, the name doesn't ring a bell that much among casual NBA fans.
But fantasy basketball team owners are not your casual fans. That's why to us, hearing that Middleton sustain a hamstring injury that requires immediate surgery and a six-month recovery window is like hearing the United Nations has disbanded. It's bad news--total bad news-- especially Read More
If you think something that is glorious, baffling, scary, and weird at the same time, it's got to be the rituals of NBA players. Like their predecessors, there are a handful of modern hoops athletes that follow certain routines that are-- quite frankly-- just too weird for this computer age.
Well, we can say anything we want, but I guess it just boils down for personal preference. Different strokes for different folks.
Here are the weirdest NBA rituals of all time:
Rajon Rondo's Pre-Game Ritual
Rajon Read More