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10 Awesome 'NBA Firsts' You May Have Never Heard Of

This post originally appeared at The Christian Science Monitor. Be honest. Until “Linsanity,” did you know that there was a National Basketball Association record for the most points scored in a player’s first five career starts? If you didn’t, join the crowd. That’s the kind of record that is buried in the statistical weeds. Until someone like Jeremy Lin, the latest New York Knicks phenom, comes along, such records and “firsts” are so esoteric as to be invisible.
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Jeremy Lin vs. Kobe Bryant: Twitter reacts to 38-point performance from Knicks point guard

Sports : The Early Lead (3 years ago)

Linsanity shows no signs of letting up as Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin scored 38 points as New York beat Kobe Bryant and the Lakers, 92-85. Lin’s 89 points in his last three games are the most by any NBA player in his first three s... Read Post

NBA TV registers record growth in 2012

Sports : Awful Announcing (2 years ago)

The National Basketball Association's TV network appears to be paying dividends, as NBA TV has delieved the most-viewed telecast ever and four of its top five telecasts of all-time in 2012. NBA TV sent out a year-end release documen... Read Post

Division III Basketball Player Scores 138 Points, Shatters NCAA Record (Video)

Sports : Total Pro Sports (2 years ago)

In 1953, a guy by the rather awesome name of Bevo Francis, who played for Rio Grand College, set the NCAA basketball scoring record when he dumped 113 points on Hillsdale. On Tuesday night in Iowa, that record was broken by a 5’10? ... Read Post


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