15 Fun Basketball Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-24 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

15 Fun basketball facts

Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random basketball facts.

1. A study found that basketball players shooting free throws are unaffected by the crowd, while baseball pitchers perform worse when booed.
2. If the Earth was the size of a basketball, all of its water would fit into a ping pong ball.
3. Space Jam was the highest grossing basketball movie of all time.
4. Our Basketball league doesn’t have a shot clock, so we held the ball against our rival for 4 quarters and won 6 3. They were pissed. OHS
5. More Frisbees have been sold than footballs, baseballs and basketballs combined
6. Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team and went home to cry in his room.
7. The very first game of basketball was played with a soccer ball and two peach baskets for the hoops.
8. Michael Jordan, retired from basketball since 2003, made more money in 2013 than his NBA salary for any year during his playing career.
9. North Korea has an autographed basketball from Michael Jordan given to Kim Jong Il.
10. Our Basketball Coach is a math teacher who thinks he has come up with the equation to never miss a basket. Please send help. JGH
11. James Naismith, a Canadian, invented basketball in Massachusetts in 1891. It was 21 years before it occurred to anyone to cut a hole in the bottom of the basket.
12. Cranberries are sorted for ripeness by bouncing them; a fully ripened cranberry can be dribbled like a basketball.
13. Basketball great Wilt Chamberlain never fouled out of a game.
14. Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team his sophomore year.
15. Basketball great Wilt Chamberlain never fouled out of a game.
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