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NBA Trivia Fun Facts

Did you know? The fan-favorite 3-point shot was not always in the NBA.

It was adopted from the aba season as a new rule in the 1979/1980 season. Share our NBA trivia fun facts that fans can stop getting enough of.

NBA Fun Facts

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The Boston Celtics are the most successful team in history with 17 NBA Championships. Their long-standing rivals, the Los Angeles Lakers, only fall behind them by 1 championship.
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The United States won gold at the 1992 Olympics and no other team really stood a chance against the Dream Team. The group was rounded out with players that included Patrick Ewing, Karl Malone, Scottie Pippen, and more.
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In 2005, the name of the NBA Finals MVP award was changed to commemorate Bill Russell. In finals' history, Michael Jackson has won the award the most times with 6 while other players like Magic Johnson, Time Duncan, and LeBron James have won it three times.
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The Splash Brothers is a name reserved for duo, Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, two players on the Golden State Warriors. The duo has set the record for the most three pointers in a season. While they originally set the record in the 2013-2014 season with 484, they would go on to beat their record in each of the next two seasons with the final record being set in 2015-2016 with 678 three-pointers.
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LeBron James has played for three different NBA teams throughout his career. While he first began with the Cleveland Cavaliers, he later went to the Miami Heat before returning back to his home state of Ohio. After his second stint with the Cavaliers, he went to the Los Angeles Lakers.
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While everyone is trying to get to his record, no one has made it so far. The former Bucks' and Lakers' player, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has a record 38,387 career points.
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There are about 13 teams that have never won an NBA championship. While Michael Jordan had great luck as a player on the court, his team, the Charlotte Hornets, haven't had that same luck'ever.
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A regulation NBA game is 48 minutes long. This is made up with 4 quarters that are 12 minutes long each.
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Muggsy Bogues was the shortest player ever to step foot on an NBA court. At 5'3, the point guard even appeared in the film "Space Jam" alongside Michael Jordan, Patrick Ewing, and Larry Johnson.
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There's a reason the NBA Finals MVP Award is named after Bill Russell. As a player, he has the most NBA championships of any other player with 11.

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