As of 2012, only 40 male basketball players have ever won both the collegiate and professional national basketball championships in the United States, according to Complex magazine. These men include some players from ba... More »

Through the 2014-2015 season, Duke has won the most ACC men's basketball championships, and Maryland has won the most ACC women's basketball championships. Duke has won the men's tournament 19 times while Maryland has wo... More »

As of April 2014, the Boston Celtics have won the most NBA championships. To this point, the team has won 17 championship titles, more than other teams in the league. More »

The Los Angeles Lakers had a total of 16 players on their roster, along with six coaches and one trainer for the 2014-2015 NBA season. The Lakers finished the 2014-2015 NBA season with a 21-61 record and finished 14th ov... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Classic Sports Basketball

The NBA does not require players to have a high school education. However, rules require players to be at least 19 years of age during the calendar year of the draft. One full NBA season must have elapsed since their gra... More »

Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Shaquile O'Neal were three players listed on the 1996 50 Greatest Players in National Basketball Association History list that were still playing at the time the list was released. Reti... More »

The average vertical jump for National Basketball Association players is 28 inches or 71 centimeters. A vertical jump measures a player's leap straight up from a standing position. More »