NEW YORK KNICKS
NEW JERSEY NETS
SAN ANTONIO SPURS
PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS
LOS ANGELES LAKERS
GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS
LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS
Kareem Abduljabber led his teams to six NBA titles. Between 1969-1989 he scored the most points than any other basketball player, he scored 38,387 points. Also in 1969-1989 Kareem Abduljabber won 6 most vip(most valuable player), he also won 20 most seasons played, he also has won most games played he played 1,560 games. Also won most minutes played for playing 57,446 minutes played in a game's Kareem Abduljabber was diagnosed with a very bad type of cancer. Ever since he was diagnosed with the sickness he has not played basketball.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 1998-1999BASKETBALL SEASON
SCORING LEADER: Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers
Games:48 Points: 1,284 average:26.8
Rebounding Leader: Chris Webber, Sacramento Kings
Games: 42 Rebounds: 45 average: 13.0
Assists Leader: Jason Kidd, Phoenix Suns
Games: 50 Assists: 539 Average: 10.8
Steals Leader: Kendall Gill, New Jersey Nets
Games: 50 Steals: 134 Average:2.68
Blocked Shots Leader: Alonzo Mourning, Miami Heat
Games: 46 Blocks: 180 Average: 3.91
EXTRA BASKETBALL FACTS
Before the 1998-1999 season Chicago Bulls player Michael Jordan announced his retirement. Michaels last basket was the basket that won the the Bulls there sixth NBA championship.
In 1991 Magic Johnson retired from the NBA. At the age of 32 he revealed that he had HIV, a virus which causes AIDS. He then returned to play 32 games in the 1995-1996 season.
The player in NBA history is Jermaine O'Neal. The first time he played was on December 5,1996 he was 18 years 1 month and 22 days old.
The best game in NBA history was played by the 1996 Chicago Bulls the score was 72-10.
NBA players were locked out by team owners on July 1 in a feud over money. The two sides couldn't agree on how to divide the $1.7 billion the NBA takes in each season. The two sides finally patched up their problems. the season began on February 5.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame was founded in 1959 to honor great basketball players, coaches, referees, and others important to the history of the game. The address for the hall of fame is :1150 W. Columbus Ave., Springfield, MA 01105 and the phone # is (413)781-6500. The web site is www.hoophall.com