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Funny Factoids

  1. Former pro player Wilt “The Stilt” Chamberlain, once scored 100 points in a single NBA game, on March 2, 1962 between the Philadelphia Warriors and the new York Knicks.
  2. Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan was once cut from the varsity basketball team when he was in 10th grade and went on to become the NBA’s Most Valuable Player for 5 seasons.
  3. USA men’s basketball, led by Kobe Bryant, Lebron James and Dwayne Wade won the Gold medal in the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. The USA women’s basketball team also won the Gold medal, led by superstar Lisa Leslie.

We gratefully acknowledge BAM! Body and Mind from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for information used in the Sports Definitions.

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