As of April 2014, the Boston Celtics have won the most NBA championships. To this point, the team has won 17 championship titles, more than other teams in the league.Know More
The Boston Celtics won its first championship title in 1957. The team won a record eight championships in a row between the years of 1959 and 1966. The Celtics won its 12th title in 1974. As of April 2014, its most recent title was number 17 in 2008.
The team was founded in 1946 by Walter Brown. Upon the hiring of coach Red Auerbach in 1950, the Celtics became a basketball dynasty. Boston Celtics players such as Frank Ramsey, Ed Macauley, Bill Sharman, Bob Cousy and Tom Heinsohn have all been inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame.Learn More
To become a successful basketball player, one needs to be willing to learn, practice, compete and make sacrifices for growth. Growing as a player takes time and commitment, as well as a strong personal determination to obtain the goal.Full Answer >
As of October 2014, the oldest player in the NBA is Steve Nash at 40 years old. Nash is a point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers.Full Answer >
Wheelchair basketball requires a full-size basketball court with a wooden floor and pull-down suspended baskets at each end, as well as access to nearby drinking water, changing rooms, toilets and first aid, including a treatment room. Wheelchair basketball is usually played on a standard basketball court with some modifications and extra facilities.Full Answer >
The Christian patron saint of basketball players and other athletes is Saint Sebastian. He is venerated in the Catholic and Orthodox churches. His feast day is Jan. 20 for the former and Dec. 18 for the latter.Full Answer >