When a player gets the ball in the paint and is in great position to score, Shaquille O'Neal likes to refer to the defender as "barbecue chicken."
Allen Iverson, Shaquille O'Neal, Yao Ming, Sheryl Swoopes, Tom Izzo and Jerry Reinsdorf have been elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.
A 40-footer buzzer-beater in Miami one night. A 45-footer to beat the clock in Orlando the very next night.
Dec. 21 marks the 124th Birthday of Basketball.