Tag Archives: NBA

October 13, 1967

On October 13, 1967, the brand, spanking new American Basketball Association played its first game in direct competition with the old, stodgy National Basketball League. Afros and goatees were allowed, even for the white players. To be fair, there were … Continue reading

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February 14, 1966

On February 14, 1966, Wilt Chamberlain broke the NBA scoring record at 20,884 points. This is not the only scoring record that Wilt claimed to have broken. At the time of his death in 1999, Wilt Chamberlain claimed to have … Continue reading

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March 18, 1995

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1995, Michael Jordan announced he was ending his 17 month NBA retirement. There were rumors that Jordan had ‘retired’ rather than being suspended due to his suspected gambling. But in 1996, the documentary ‘Space … Continue reading

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