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1999–2000 NBA Season
The 1999–2000 NBA SEASON was the 54th season of the National Basketball Association . The season ended with the Los Angeles Lakers winning the NBA championship, beating the Indiana Pacers 4 games to 2 in the 2000 NBA Finals . Players warming up prior to an April 2000 game between the Charlotte Hornets and the season's eventual Eastern Conference champions Indiana Pacers at the Charlotte Coliseum . CONTENTS * 1 Notable occurrences * 2 Final standings * 2.1 By division * 2.2 By conference * 3 Playoffs * 4 Statistics leaders * 5 NBA awards * 5.1 Players of the month * 5.2 Rookies of the month * 5.3 Coaches of the month * 6 References NOTABLE OCCURRENCES Coaching changes OFFSEASON TEAM 1998–99 COACH 1999–2000 COACH Cleveland Cavaliers Mike Fratello Randy Wittman Denver Nuggets Mike D\'Antoni Dan Issel Los Angeles Lakers Kurt Rambis Phil Jackson Orlando Magic Chuck Daly Doc Rivers Washington Wizards Jim Brovelli Gar Heard IN-SEASON TEAM OUTGOING COACH INCOMING COACH Detroit Pistons Alvin Gentry George Irvine Golden State Warriors P.J. Carlesimo Garry St
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National Basketball Association
UNITED STATES: * ABC / ESPN * NBA TV * TNT CANADA: * NBA TV Canada * TSN / TSN2 * Sportsnet / Sportsnet One OFFICIAL WEBSITE www.nba.comThe NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION (NBA) is the major men's professional basketball league in North America , and is widely considered to be the premier men's professional basketball league in the world. It has 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada), and is an active member of USA Basketball (USAB), which is recognized by FIBA (also known as the International Basketball Federation) as the national governing body for basketball in the United States. The NBA is one of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada . NBA players are the world's best paid athletes by average annual salary per player. The league was founded in New York City on June 6, 1946, as the Basketball Association of America (BAA). The league adopted the name National Basketball Association on August 3, 1949, after merging with its rival National Basketball League (NBL). The league's several international as well as individual team offices are directed out of its head offices located in the Olympic Tower at 645 Fifth Avenue in New York City
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Basketball
BASKETBALL is a non-contact sport played on a rectangular court . While most often played as a team sport with five players on each side, three-on-three, two-on-two, and one-on-one competitions are also common. The objective is to shoot a ball through a hoop 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter and 10 feet (3.048 m) high that is mounted to a backboard at each end of the court. The game was invented in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith , who would be the first basketball coach of the Kansas Jayhawks , one of the most successful programs in the game's history. A team can score a field goal by shooting the ball through the basket being defended by the opposition team during regular play. A field goal scores three points for the shooting team if the player shoots from behind the three-point line , and two points if shot from in front of the line. A team can also score via free throws , which are worth one point, after the other team is assessed with certain fouls. The team with the most points at the end of the game wins, but additional time (overtime) is mandated when the score is tied at the end of regulation. The ball can be advanced on the court by passing it to a teammate, or by bouncing it while walking or running (dribbling). It is a violation to lift, or drag, one\'s pivot foot without dribbling the ball , to carry it, or to hold the ball with both hands then resume dribbling
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NBA On NBC
The _NBA ON NBC_ is the branding formerly used for presentations of National Basketball Association (NBA) games produced by the NBC television network in the United States. NBC held broadcast rights from 1955 to 1962 and again from 1990 (when it obtained the rights from CBS ) to 2002 . During NBC's partnership with the NBA in the 1990s, the league rose to unprecedented popularity, with ratings surpassing the days of Magic Johnson and Larry Bird in the mid-1980s. CONTENTS* 1 Overview * 1.1 Background * 1.2 Coverage * 1.2.1 Music * 1.2.2 Segments * 1.2.3 Ratings * 1.2.4 The end of _The NBA on NBC_ * 2 Announcers * 2.1 1954–1962 * 2.2 1990–1997 * 2.3 1998–2000 * 2.4 2000–2001 * 2.5 2001–2002 * 2.6 List of broadcasters * 2.7 Voice-over artists * 3 Criticisms * 4 Statistics * 5 References * 6 External links OVERVIEWBACKGROUNDNBC's first tenure with the National Basketball Association began on October 30, 1954 and lasted until April 7, 1962. On November 9, 1989, the NBA reached an agreement with the network worth US$600 million contract to broadcast the league's games for four years, beginning with the 1990–91 season . On April 28, 1993, NBC extended its exclusive broadcast rights to the NBA with a four-year, $750 million contract
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NBA On TBS
The NBA ON TBS was a presentation of NBA regular season and playoff game telecasts that aired on the American cable and satellite network TBS . The games were produced by Turner Sports , the sports division of the Turner Broadcasting System subsidiary of Time Warner , TBS's corporate parent. The network obtained rights to air NBA games beginning with the 1984-1985 season (replacing the ESPN and USA Network as the National Basketball Association's national cable partners) under a four-year contract, in which TBS shared the NBA television package along with CBS
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NBA On TNT
The _NBA ON TNT_ is Turner Network Television 's coverage of the National Basketball Association (NBA), produced by Turner Sports since 1989 . TNT's NBA coverage includes the _ Inside the NBA _ studio show, weekly doubleheaders throughout the regular season on Thursdays, as well as Mondays in the second half of the season, a majority of games during the first two rounds of the playoffs, and one conference finals series. CONTENTS* 1 Coverage * 1.1 Overview * 1.2 Studio team * 1.3 Playoff coverage * 1.3.1 2000–2002 * 1.3.2 Since 2003 * 1.4 Canadian coverage * 2 Game commentary * 3 Music * 4 Contract history * 5 In media * 6 References * 7 External links COVERAGEOVERVIEWTNT airs many of the NBA's marquee games (the NBA All-Star Game , a full Conference Final , Opening Night games, and the vast majority of playoff games). In recent years, fans have reckoned it as what NBC was during that network's coverage of the league. TNT would seem to be the NBA's preferred carrier as well; from 2003 to 2005, TNT aired the Conference Final with the most interest from the national media (Spurs -Mavericks in 2003 , Lakers -Wolves in 2004 and Pistons -Heat in 2005 ). TNT also airs most of the big games during the regular season (TNT aired a Lakers-Heat game for the third straight year in 2007 ), and TNT studio content is streamed to NBA.com via the _TNT Overtime_ section
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1999 NBA Draft
The 1999 NBA DRAFT was held on June 30, 1999, at the MCI Center
MCI Center
(now Verizon Center) in Washington, D.C. It was the first draft in which four players from the same college were picked in the first round, with Elton Brand (1st selection), Trajan Langdon (11th), Corey Maggette (13th) and William Avery (14th) being selected out of Duke University . It is widely viewed as one of the best draft classes, with a total of nine future NBA All-Stars being chosen, as well as three winners of the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award
NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award
—Manu Ginóbili , Jason Terry
Jason Terry
, and Lamar Odom . Undrafted Pablo Prigioni made his NBA debut at 2012/2013 season as the oldest rookie in league history, at age 35
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List Of First Overall NBA Draft Picks
The NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION\'S FIRST OVERALL PICK is the player who is selected first among all eligible draftees by a team during the annual National Basketball Association (NBA) draft . The first pick is awarded to the team that wins the NBA draft lottery ; in most cases, that team had a losing record in the previous season . The team with the first pick attracts significant media attention, as does the player who is selected with that pick. Eleven first picks have won the NBA Most Valuable Player Award : Oscar Robertson , Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (record six-time winner), Bill Walton , Magic Johnson (three-time winner), Hakeem Olajuwon , David Robinson , Shaquille O\'Neal , Allen Iverson , Tim Duncan (two-time winner), LeBron James (four-time winner), and Derrick Rose (youngest winner). Since the advent of the draft lottery in 1985, only seven number one overall picks have won an NBA title. They are David Robinson, Shaquille O'Neal, Glenn Robinson , Tim Duncan, LeBron James , Andrew Bogut , and Kyrie Irving . China's Yao Ming (2002) and Italy's Andrea Bargnani (2006) are the only two players without competitive experience in the United States to be drafted first overall. Nine other international players with U.S
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Elton Brand
ELTON TYRON BRAND (born March 11, 1979) is an American retired professional basketball player. After playing college basketball for Duke , he was selected with the first overall pick in the 1999 NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls , and later played for the Philadelphia 76ers , the Los Angeles Clippers , Dallas Mavericks and Atlanta Hawks . Brand is currently the General manager of the Delaware 87ers . CONTENTS * 1 High school career * 2 College career * 3 Professional career * 3.1 Chicago Bulls (1999–2001) * 3.2 Los Angeles Clippers (2001–2008) * 3.3 Philadelphia 76ers (2008–2012) * 3.4 Dallas Mavericks (2012–2013) * 3.5 Atlanta Hawks and first retirement (2013–2015) * 3.6 Return to the 76ers and second retirement (2016) * 4 Post-playing career * 5 Player profile * 6 Accomplishments * 7 NBA career statistics * 7.1 Regular season * 7.2 Playoffs * 8 Personal life * 9 See also * 10 References * 11 External links HIGH SCHOOL CAREERBrand attended Peekskill High School , where he was immediately added to the varsity basketball roster
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Chicago Bulls
The CHICAGO BULLS are an American professional basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois . The Bulls compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Central Division . The team was founded on January 16, 1966. The team plays its home games at the United Center , an arena shared with the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL). The Bulls saw their greatest success during the 1990s. They are known for having one of the NBA's greatest dynasties, winning six NBA championships between 1991 and 1998 with two three-peats . All six championship teams were led by Hall of Famers Michael Jordan , Scottie Pippen and coach Phil Jackson . The Bulls are the only NBA franchise to win multiple championships and never lose an NBA Finals series in their history. The Bulls won 72 games during the 1995–96 NBA season , setting an NBA record that stood until the Golden State Warriors won 73 games during the 2015–16 NBA season . The Bulls were the first team in NBA history to win 70 games or more in a single season, and the only NBA franchise to do so until the 2015–16 Warriors. Many experts and analysts consider the 1996 Bulls to be one of the greatest teams in NBA history
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Los Angeles Lakers
The LOS ANGELES LAKERS are an American professional basketball team based in Los Angeles . The Lakers compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA), as a member of the league's Western Conference Pacific Division . The Lakers play their home games at Staples Center , an arena shared with the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers , the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women\'s National Basketball Association , and the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League . The Lakers are one of the most successful teams in the history of the NBA, and have won 16 NBA championships, their last being in 2010 . As of 2015, the Lakers are the second most valuable franchise in the NBA according to _ Forbes _, having an estimated value of $2.7 billion. The franchise began with the 1947 purchase of a disbanded team, the Detroit Gems of the National Basketball League (NBL). The new team began playing in Minneapolis , calling themselves the MINNEAPOLIS LAKERS in honor of the state's nickname, "Land of 10,000 Lakes". Initially a member of the NBL, the Lakers won the 1948 NBL championship before joining the rival Basketball Association of America and winning five of the next six BAA and NBA championships in Minneapolis after the NBA formed in 1949
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NBA Most Valuable Player Award
The NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION MOST VALUABLE PLAYER (MVP) is an annual National Basketball Association (NBA) award given since the 1955–56 season to the best performing player of the regular season . The winner receives the Maurice Podoloff Trophy, which is named in honor of the first commissioner (then president) of the NBA, who served from 1946 until 1963. Until the 1979–80 season , the MVP was selected by a vote of NBA players. Since the 1980–81 season , the award is decided by a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters throughout the United States and Canada, each of whom casts a vote for first to fifth place selections. Each first-place vote is worth 10 points; each second-place vote is worth seven; each third-place vote is worth five, fourth-place is worth three and fifth-place is worth one. Starting from 2010, one ballot was cast by fans through online voting. The player with the highest point total wins the award. As of June 2017 , the current holder of the award is Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder . Every player who has won this award and has been eligible for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
has been inducted. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar won the award a record six times
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Shaquille O'neal
SHAQUILLE RASHAUN O\'NEAL (/ʃəˈkiːl/ shə-KEEL ; born March 6, 1972), nicknamed "SHAQ" (/ʃæk/ SHAK ), is an American retired professional basketball player and sports analyst on Inside the NBA . Listed at 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) tall and weighing 325 pounds (147 kg), he was one of the heaviest players ever to play in the NBA, where he played for six teams throughout his 19-year career. Following his time at Louisiana State University , O'Neal was drafted by the Orlando Magic with the first overall pick in the 1992 NBA draft . He quickly became one of the best centers in the league, winning Rookie of the Year in 1992–93 and leading his team to the 1995 NBA Finals . After four years with the Magic, O'Neal signed as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers . They won three consecutive championships in 2000 , 2001 , and 2002 . Amid tension between O\'Neal and Kobe Bryant , O'Neal was traded to the Miami Heat
Miami Heat
in 2004 , and his fourth NBA championship followed in 2006 . Midway through the 2007–2008 season he was traded to the Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
. After a season-and-a-half with the Suns, O'Neal was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2009–10 season . O'Neal played for the Boston Celtics in the 2010–11 season before retiring
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List Of National Basketball Association Annual Scoring Leaders
In basketball , points are the sum of the score accumulated through free throws or field goals . The National Basketball
Basketball
Association 's (NBA) scoring title is awarded to the player with the highest points per game average in a given season. The scoring title was originally determined by total points scored through the 1968–69 season , after which points per game was used to determine the leader instead. Players who earned scoring titles before the 1979–80 season did not record any three-point field goals because the three-point line was first implemented in the NBA during that season. To qualify for the scoring title, the player must appear in at least 70 games (out of 82) or have at least 1,400 points. These have been the entry criteria since the 1974–75 season . Wilt Chamberlain holds the all-time records for total points scored (4,029) and points per game (50.4) in a season; both records were achieved in the 1961–62 season . He also holds the rookie records for points per game when he averaged 37.6 points in the 1959–60 season . Among active players, Kevin Durant
Kevin Durant
has the highest point total (2,593) and the highest scoring average (32.0) in a season; both were achieved in the 2013–14 season . Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan
has won the most scoring titles, with ten
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2000 NBA Playoffs
The 2000 NBA PLAYOFFS was the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Association 's 1999-2000 season . The tournament concluded with the Western Conference champion Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
defeating the Eastern Conference champion Indiana Pacers 4 games to 2. Shaquille O\'Neal was named NBA Finals
NBA Finals
MVP . The San Antonio Spurs were the champions going into the playoffs, but were eliminated by the Phoenix Suns in the first round, marking the first time since 1987 that a title-winning team did not repeat. They were also the first defending champion to be eliminated in the first round since the Philadelphia 76ers in 1984 . The Lakers' win was the first title for Shaq and Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bryant
, both considered future first-ballot Hall of Famers, and first in the post- Magic Johnson
Magic Johnson
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
James Worthy era. A. C. Green , the only player left from the Lakers' Showtime era, was in the starting lineup for this team as well
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Eastern Conference (nba)
The EASTERN CONFERENCE of the National Basketball Association is made up of 15 teams, organized in three divisions. The three division winners and the non-division winner with the best record are seeded 1 through 4 for the playoffs in order of their records, with all remaining non-division winners seeded 5 through 8. This leaves open the possibility that a #2 or #3 seed could be a non-division winner. Home-court advantage in a playoff series is decided by record, not by seeding, so if the #4 and #5 teams meet in a playoff series in which the #5 team has the better record, the #5 team would have home-court advantage. The reasoning behind this seeding arrangement is that a non-division winner could have a better record than the winners of the two divisions other than the non-division winning team in question. If the three division winners were seeded 1 through 3 for the playoffs in order of their records, and all non-division winners seeded 4 through 8, it would be possible for the two best teams of the conference to meet in the Conference Semifinals
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