When it comes to basketball, we cannot forget to mention the famous basketball teams in the US. The basketball teams that have legends have made the success and popularity of the sport. So, do you know what the names of those basketball teams are?
The invention of basketball is an interesting story. On a rainy day, James needs some activity to keep his students busy at the gym. So he came up with some rules for this indoor game, ie basketball now.
At that time, the fruit basket was used as a basketball basket. These baskets are nailed to the railing of the gym and the goal is to hit the ball into these baskets. With his 18 students, he divided them into 2 teams with 9 players in each team to fight.
It was not until March 11, 1892, that the official public basketball game was held in Springfield, MA. Over the years, the basketball world has seen many famous football teams emerge as pioneers of this game. And here is a list of American basketball teams that you may not know yet.
Los Angeles Lakers
The Lakers franchise started in 1947. In their first season, they led the league with a score of 43-17.
The Los Angeles Lakers had an incredible performance during the 1971-72 season. Specifically, they won 14 consecutive games in November and 16 in December. In the opening season next year, they won three games before the Milwaukee Bucks ended their 33-match winning streak.
Magic Johnson is a basketball player who plays at the back position for the Lakers. He was part of the Lakes from 1979-1991 and then the 1996 season. In total, he played 13 seasons for the Lakers and won five championships.
The Boston Celtics was founded in 1946 by Boston Garden-Arena Corporation President Walter Brown, known to be one of the most dominant teams in the mid-1950s and 60s. It was during this season that the competition between the Celtics and the Lakers started and this continued for generations.
This is the first team to have an all-African-American roster. Paul Pierce’s Big 3, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen have led the team to glory once again, after struggling over the years. And they have won a total of 17 championships.
Larry Bird was selected in 1978 when he was in his final year of college and made his debut after a chosen year. His entire career was associated with Boston, in which he won three NBA championships. In 1992, he retired due to chronic back problems.