He started all ten playoff games and averaged 28.5 points per game despite being hampered by a number of nagging injuries. Iverson led the Sixers to an upset over the number three seeded Orlando Magic in four games, before losing to the Indiana Pacers in the second round in six games. Prior to the next season, Iverson signed a six-year, $70 million contract extension. That year, the Sixers would continue to improve under Iverson 's leadership, as they finished 49-33, once again qualifying for the playoffs (this time earning the fifth seed, one spot higher than the previous year 's sixth seed).In the playoffs, Iverson averaged 26.2 points, 4.8 assists, 4 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game. Philadelphia would advance past the Charlotte Hornets in the opening round, but was eliminated by Indiana in the second round in six games for the second
“The Answer” won the MVP award in the 2001 NBA season ("Allen Iverson Tribute" 1). On January 23, 2004 Allen became the tenth fastest player to reach 14,000 points in a career ("Allen Iverson Tribute" 1). In 2008, ESPN claimed that Iverson was the fifth greatest shooting guard of all time ("10 Facts About..." 1). Throughout his career Allen Played on four different NBA teams, the Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets, Memphis Grizzlies, and the Detroit Pistons ("10 Facts About..." 1). Iverson signed a shoe contract with the brand reebok as well (Thorney 80).
Ray Allen Ray Allen (Walter Ray Allen jr) was one of the most accurate 3-point shooter in the entire NBA (National Basketball Association).Ray Allen burned up more nets than any other player in the NBA.His fantastic career lead to one of the most fascinating years of the NBA. Does this bucket splasher ever stop splashing? played for/retired Ray allen went to college (yes he had hair) with the Connecticut Huskies,then got drafted to the Milwaukee Bucks. Then, 7 years later he went to the Seattle Supersonics. Next in 4 years he went to the Boston Celtics and became the best 3-point shooter in the NBA.
He didn 't let any of this stop him. He tried out as a walk-on at the University of Central Arkansas and surprisingly made the team. By the end of his senior year, Scottie broke the labeling of being too small as he grew to be six foot, eight inches and dominated NAIA. This is where Scottie 's life changed forever. Scottie was being scouted by NBA teams, which was rare at the NAIA level because it wasn 't as competitive as the Division I level.
Dallas Mavericks defeated the visiting Portland Trail Blazers with a 132-120 overtime win at the American Airlines Center on Sunday. Dirk Nowitzki finished with 40 points and Deron Williams added 31 points and 16 assists to lead the Mavericks to their 35th victory in 70 games played this season. Wesley Williams and Raymond Felton chipped in with 15 points and 11 points, respectively, for the Mavericks, who had improved to 20-17 at home. "It 's my job as a point guard," Williams after going 11 for 18 from the field said. "You 've got to know when your good fella 's hot."
The shoe he wore to win his sixth and final NBA Championship. However, there is much more to this shoe than the final game in which it was worn. This Jordan Retro was released in more colorways than any other shoe in Michael 's signature sneaker line. And in the next few months Jordanheads will have the opportunity to cop three different colorways. "Last Shot" - This colorway of the Jordan 14 is the most famous edition of them all.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Daxter Miles Jr. scored 23 points as No. 10 West Virginia University defeated No. 24 Iowa State 87-76 on Senior Night in front of a sold out Coliseum crowd. With the victory, the Mountaineers (24-7, 12-6 Big 12) sealed the second seed in the Big 12 Tournament behind top-ranked Kansas. Nathan Adrian recorded 16 points and seven rebounds in his final home game.
Frank Kaminsky After four tremendous years and a storied tale at Wisconsin, Frank Kaminsky was poised to take the next step in his career by declaring for the NBA Draft. The once unheralded recruit was high on the wish list of a number of teams, including the Boston Celtics who in an attempt to land him, offered not four, not five, but six draft picks to his eventual team in Charlotte Hornets who took him at No. 9 slot. Indeed, his path the college stardom was unlikely at one point, as the three-star recruit out of Lisle, Illinois averaged just a shade over 10 minutes per game in his fist two years in Madison. It wasn’t until his breakout junior year in 2013-2014 that his role solidified and his importance understood.
The University of North Carolina played their first basketball game in 1910. The University of Maryland played their first game in 1910. Both teams have been in the NCAA for twenty-six years. The University of North Carolina record is seventy wins and twenty-four losses and The University of Maryland’s record is forty-one wins and twenty-five losses. First time meeting The University of North Carolina became victorious over The University of Maryland’s.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Blugolds.com)- The No. 21 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball team is off to their best start since the 1999-00 season where the team started off 10-0. Eau Claire gained their fifth win of the season Friday night after defeating Rhodes College (Tenn.) 120-94 at the 33rd annual Lopata Classic hosted by Washington University (Mo.). Eau Claire had a tough test coming into the opening game of the tournament, taking on the Lynx who averaged the third most points in the country.
The season I had my freshman year ended up pretty well - nine goals, six assists, and a spot on the all-league team. I proved myself as a starter on the squad, and our season almost ended in elation. The section final would have been a big win for the program, as we had been to the championship three times prior and never won it since our state championship win in 2010. 2 I
Stephen was born in Akron, Ohio, but he grew up in Charolette. Stephen Curry is the son of a very good NBA player Dell Curry, and an older brother to a former NBA player Seth Curry. He was named MVP (Most Valuable Player) after leading the Warriors to a franchise record and NBA best 67 wins on the season. Stephen Curry is considered the best three point shooter in the NBA, because he made 272 three pointers in
Alcindor was an all-star before the NBA. When Alcindor went to Power Memorial High, he earned the nickname, “The tower from Power” after a record 71 game winning streak. That season’s overall record was 79-2. He then attended UCLA and set a UCLA single game record with 56 points in his very
This first year of multiple-class basketball tournaments in Indiana was a historic one. History was made because for the first time in IHSAA history, there were four basketball state champions (“IHSAA Boys Basketball State Tournament…”). Those champions were Pike High School for class 4A, Indianapolis Cathedral High School for 3A, Alexandria High School for 2A, and Lafayette Central Catholic High School for A (“IHSAA Boys Basketball State Champions”). After this first year of multiple-class basketball in Indiana, the IHSAA board of directors reviewed the class system again. This vote took place on May 3, 1999, as the return to single-class was rejected 13-5 (Nye).