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slam dunk Basketball

bas' kit bal, a game played by two teams who score points by tossing a ball through a goal on the opponent's side of the court


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1960 News and Highlights
1960 Basketball News and Highlights
Ohio State won the 1960 NCAA Basketball Championship and the Boston Celtics won the NBA Championship. Philadelphia Warrior Wilt Chamberlain became the first player in NBA history to be named both Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player in the same year.
1967 Basketball Highlights
1967 Basketball Highlights
The 1966-67 NCAA season was dominated by the University of California at Los Angeles, which won all 26 of its regular season games and its third title in four years. Wilt Chamberlain led the Philadelphia 76ers to the NBA Championship, ending the Boston Celtics' string of eight consecutive titles.
Jame Naismith
James Naismith
invented basketball in 1891 as a game "that would be interesting, easy to learn, and easy to play in the winter and by artificial light." By 1892 it was being played in college gymnasiums across the United States.
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