Dream Shake. NBA great Hakeem Olajuwon said he first perfected his trademark low post move, the dream shake, on the football pitch as a child.
Darrell Armstrong. Mavericks guard Darrell Armstrong was 37 years old when the 2005-2006 season started.
Dirk Nowitzki. In 2007, Dirk Nowitzki became the first European-born player to be named NBA MVP.
Chris Singleton. Chris Singleton is known as "stretch" for his 7'1" wingspan.
David Robinson. David Maurice Robinson, known as David Robinson, received a bachelor's degree in mathematics from the Naval Academy.
2003 NBA Draft. Carmelo Anthony was born 05/29/1984 and stands 6 feet 8 inches tall.
Zach LaVine. Zach LaVine averaged 14 points per game for the 2015-16 NBA regular season.
1992. Magic Johnson won the gold in the '92 Olympics after announcing his retirement.
San Antonio Spurs. LaMarcus Aldridge wears number 12 for the 2016 Spurs team.
Jrue Holiday. Jrue Holiday was the 76ers' starting point guard for the 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons.
Wink. While playing for the Houston Rockets Steve Francis suffered from Meniere's disease, an inner-ear disorder.
Minutes Played. LeBron James was named NBA Most Valuable Player in 2008û09 and 2009û10.
Center. Meyers Leonard played guard in high school, but was converted to center for his college career at Illinois.
USA Today. LeBron James attended St. Vincent-St. Mary H.S. in Ohio.
John Havlicek. John Havlicek was a 13-time NBA All-Star during his career.
Chicago Packers. Before being known as the Washington Wizard's, the NBA franchise was also known as the Packers, Zephyrs and Bullets.
Mr. Basketball. Jared Jeffries won the title as Indiana's "Mr. Basketball", with Zach Randolph a close second.
2002. Earvin Johnson earned the nickname "Magic" when he was only 15, from Lansing State Journal sports writer Fred Stabley Jr.
December. The Houston Rockets went 11-4 in December of 2010 but just 6-11 in January of 2011.
Big East Player Of The Year. As a junior, Ray Allen was UPI's "College Player of the Year".