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18-year-old rookie Kobe Bryant captured the memorable 1997 Slam Dunk Contest title. 🌟: #StateFarmSaturday 📺: 8pm/et on TNT
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Allen Iverson's mom braiding his hair midgame will always be an amazing moment. Basketball moms ❤️
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Luka Doncic is the only player in NBA history to ever record 60+ PTS, 20+ REB, and 10+ AST in a game.
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LeBron James joins Michael Jordan as the only players in NBA History to win 4+ Finals MVPs and 4+ regular-season MVPs.
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🤯 This clip from Dominique Wilkins' charity game in 1988 shows just how UNREAL Isiah Thomas' handles are! #NBAHandlesWeek
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2.8.24 💜💛
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Vanessa and Natalia Bryant receive Kobe Bryant’s official Hall of Fame Class Jacket and Ring. #20HoopClass x @Hoophall
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Official @Hoophall Inductee, Kobe Bryant. #20HoopClass
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Steph Curry: 2,974 and counting Ray Allen: 2,973
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Tim Duncan receives his official Hall of Fame Class Jacket and Ring. #20HoopClass x @Hoophall
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“No, no, no!” On this day in 1997… Dikembe Mutombo had 3 straight blocks and broke out the finger wag. #NBAVault #NBA75
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Giannis Antetokounmpo joins Michael Jordan and Hakeem Olajuwon as the only players NBA history to win a regular season MVP Award, a Finals MVP Award and a Defensive Player of the Year Award.
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Stephen Curry is the 1st player in NBA history to record back-to-back games of 40+ points, 65%+ FG, and 5+ 3PM!
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🌟 18x NBA All-Star 🌟 4x NBA All-Star Game MVP Kobe Bryant’s #NBAAllStar Game mixtape! 2020 NBA All-Star Game coverage begins 8pm/et on TNT.
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Year 1 ⏩ Year 13
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Year 1 ⏩ Year 14
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"Job's not finished." On this day in 2009... Kobe Bryant made it clear his goal was to win it all! #NBA75
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Only @Lakers duos to win the NBA Finals while both averaging 25+ PPG in the postseason: LeBron James (27.6 in 2020) Anthony Davis (27.7 in 2020) Shaquille O'Neal (36.3 in 2002) Kobe Bryant (26.8 in 2002)
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Lonnie Walker IV is the first Laker to have 15+ points off the bench in the 4th quarter of a Playoff game since... Kobe Bryant, who scored 17 points on May 8, 1997 v the Utah Jazz. Exactly 26 years ago, to the day.
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Giannis Antetokounmpo, Thanasis Antetokounmpo and Kostas Antetokounmpo are the first trio of brothers to each win an NBA championship.
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3 brothers in the league. 3 NBA champions. #ThatsGame
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Stephen Curry has scored 25+ points on 50% shooting or better in 10 straight games. The last guard to do this was Michael Jordan (11 straight in 1995-96).
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On this day in 1991... MJ swished a free throw with his eyes closed!
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🔊🏀 Mic’d up with Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant at the 2003 NBA All-Star Game. 🌟: 2020 #NBAAllStar Game 📺: 8pm/et on TNT
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On this day in 2019... Dame buried this iconic series-clincher!
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Stephen Curry is now the 7th player in NBA history to win 4+ NBA titles, 2+ #KiaMVP Awards.
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Year 1 ⏩ Year 16
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Kevin Durant's 48 points are the most points scored in a Game 7 in NBA history.
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Year 1 ⏩ Year 18 A kid from Akron to King James... Where else? #OnlyHere
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On his 48th Birthday, we celebrate SHAWN KEMP's high-flying career! #NBABDAY
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Year 1 ⏩ Year 18
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2.8.24 💜💛
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#20HoopClass inductee, Kobe Bryant.
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3⃣0⃣ passes 3⃣1⃣!
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2.8.24 💜💛
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LeBron James is the first player in NBA history to score 35+ PTS in a game in their 21st season.
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Two Championships. 50 years apart.
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#20HoopClass inductee, Kobe Bryant.
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Nikola Jokic joins Wilt Chamberlain (1967) as the only players in NBA history to average a triple-double in back-to-back Playoff series.
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Jayson Tatum, Marcus Smart, and Jaylen Brown become only the second trio to have at least 20 PTS, 5 REB, and 5 AST in a Game 7! #NBA75
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On this day in 1994... Isaiah Rider saved the ball from going out of bounds in tremendous fashion! 🤯 #NBAVault #NBA75
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MJ and Phil rocked the same sneakers on this day in 1989! #NBAKicks
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Chris Paul (36 years, 55 days) is now the oldest player to score 40+ points in a closeout game. The previous oldest was Michael Jordan (35 years, 117 days) in 1998.
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#NBAAllStar 2006... @DwyaneWade finishes perfect from the floor to win #TacoBellSkills ! #NBAVault
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Ahead of tonight's LAL/GSW Game 1 (10pm/et on TNT), take a look back at LeBron and Steph's first ever matchup in 2009!
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Join us in wishing a Happy 57th Birthday to 6x NBA champion, 6x #NBAFinals MVP, 5x NBA MVP & 14x #NBAAllStar , Michael Jordan! #NBABDAY
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Year 1 ⏩ Year 19 #NBA75
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James Harden is the first player to put up 30+ PTS, 10+ REB, 15+ AST with zero turnovers in a game since 1977-78.
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2000 ➡️ 2020 🎥 @SHAQ is a pro behind the camera!
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20 years ago today... Paul Pierce talked the talk and walked the walk! #NBAVault
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Year 1 ⏩ Year 17. @kingjames x #NBAMediaDay
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Year 1 ⏩ Year 18
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Back in 23 for Year 21! 👑
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LeBron James is the only player in NBA history to rank in the top 10 for all-time playoff points (1st), rebounds (6th), assists (2nd), steals (1st) and blocks (10th).
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How quickly did that bench clear?!? 🤣 Grizzlies/Suns, 10pm/et, ESPN
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Nikola Jokic is the first #KiaMVP to play every regular season game for their team since Kobe Bryant in 2007-08. 💜💛
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Michael Jordan’s iconic dunk-to-layup hand switch vs. the Lakers in the Finals was 32 years ago today! #NBAVault
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On this day in 2017… LeBron James caught the full court inbounds pass, turned, fired and banked in a ridiculous triple to force OT! #NBA75
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Join us in wishing a Happy 60th Birthday to 14x #NBAAllStar , 2x NBA MVP, and 75th Anniversary Team member... “The Mailman,” Karl Malone. #NBABDAY
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From Zach LaVine’s tonight... we take it back to another @chicagobulls ’ free throw putback dunk!
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Trae Young’s 48 PTS tonight ties LeBron James and Kobe Bryant for the most points scored in a postseason game in NBA history before turning 23 years old. LeBron James: 48 points on 05/31/2007 Kobe Bryant: 48 points on 05/13/2001
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Jayson Tatum’s 13 assists in Game 1 mark a new NBA record for most assists in an NBA Finals debut! #NBA75
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Russell Westbrook's historic night: ▪️ First 35+ point, 20+ assist triple-double in NBA history ▪️ NBA-record 4th 20+ point, 20+ assist triple-double ▪️ @WashWizards franchise-record 16th triple-double
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Giannis Antetokounmpo is the 1st player to score 40+ points in back-to-back NBA Finals games since LeBron James (41 points in Games 5 and 6 of the 2016 Finals).
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Nikola Jokic is the first center to win #NBAFinals MVP since Shaq in 2002.
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Kevin Garnett receives his official Hall of Fame Class Jacket and Ring. #20HoopClass x @Hoophall
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Jayson Tatum becomes the first @celtics player to score 53+ points since Larry Bird (60 points on Mar. 12, 1985).
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Join us in wishing a Happy 41st Birthday to 18x #NBAAllStar , 15x All-NBA, 12x All-Defensive, 5x NBA Champion & ‘07-08 NBA MVP, @kobebryant ! #NBABDAY
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James Harden (32 PTS, 12 REB, 14 AST) is the first player in NBA history to put up a 30-point triple-double in his debut with a new team.
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💜💛 Anthony Davis becomes the first @Lakers player to tally 30+ points in the NBA Finals since Kobe Bryant's 38 points in Game 5 of the 2010 Finals.
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Official @Hoophall Inductee, Tim Duncan. #20HoopClass
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🌟 MJ vs. Shaq pregame in 1996 🌟 2024 #NBAAllStar : Sunday, 2/18 at 8:00pm/et on TNT
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Luka Doncic is the first player to score 30+ PTS in each of the first six games of the season since Michael Jordan in 1986.
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The NBA CHAMPS of the last 20 seasons! #NBAVault
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Season 1 x Season 16. @KingJames #NBAMediaDay portraits! #ThisIsWhyWePlay
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Victor Wembanyama joins David Robinson (2x) and Tim Duncan as the only rookies in NBA history to record 30+ points, 10+ rebounds, 5+ assists, and 5+ blocks in a game.
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With 16 dimes in the 2021 All-Star game, Chris Paul moves past Magic Johnson for the most assists in #NBAAllStar   Game history.
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The Bucks are the first team to go down 0-2 and win the next 3 games in an NBA Finals since the Miami Heat in 2006.
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3,117 Three Pointers Later 💦 📸 SZN 1 | SZN 14
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Kobe and Shaq, after the @Lakers secured their 3-peat in 2002. 💜💛 #20HoopClass Enshrinement: Saturday, May 15
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Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown become the 3rd pair of teammates in the last 20 seasons to each record 250+ points in their team's first ten games. They join Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant (2001-02) and Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant (3x, 2016-17 through 2018-19).
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Stephen Curry scored 62 points tonight. The last Warriors player with 60+ points was Klay Thompson on Dec. 5, 2016.
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Luka Doncic has recorded 300 points through his first 9 career playoff games. The only other players with at least 300 points scored in their first 9 NBA Playoff games are Michael Jordan and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (325 points each).
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Year 1 ⏩ Year 13
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Only two players in NBA history have recorded back-to-back games 40+ point games at age 35 or older. Michael Jordan LeBron James
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With 49 PTS tonight, Stephen Curry becomes the first player in NBA history age 33 or older with 11 straight 30+ point games. Kobe Bryant held the previous record (10 straight in Dec. 2012).
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Join us in wishing a Happy 58th Birthday to 14x #NBAAllStar , 6x NBA champion, 6x #NBAFinals MVP & 5x NBA MVP, Michael Jordan! #NBABDAY
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Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum are the first pair of teammates to each score 35+ points in a season opener since Wilt Chamberlain and Jerry West did it for the Lakers in 1969.
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Donovan Mitchell's 71 points last night are the most since 2006, when Kobe Bryant scored 81.
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Russell Westbrook (41 PTS) and Bradley Beal (37 PTS) are the first pair of @WashWizards teammates to score 37+ points in a single game since the team moved to Washington in 1974.
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Happy Birthday to the inventor of the game we all love. Thank you, Dr. James Naismith. Born: Nov. 6, 1861
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On this date 20 years ago, @alleniverson was named the 2001 NBA MVP!
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LeBron James' 23-game streak recording 15+ PTS, 5+ REB, and 5+ AST to start the season is the longest streak in NBA history, surpassing his own record of 22 straight in 2011-12.
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13 years ago today. Kobe. Unfazed.
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A ferocious competitor, a brilliant clutch performer & 5x @NBA champ; Happy 39th B-Day, @KobeBryant (his best play v each team/career)
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Devin Booker and Giannis Antetokounmpo are the first pair of players in NBA history to each score 40+ points twice in one NBA Finals. Booker: 42 in Game 4, 40 in Game 5 Giannis: 42 in Game 2, 41 in Game 3
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