Pat Summit ~ former coach of Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team. She holds the most all-time wins for a coach in NCAA basketball history of either a men's or women's team in any division. She coached from 1974 to 2012, all with the Lady Vols, winning eight NCAA national championships
This Day In Basketball History: June 9,1985 - The Los Angeles Lakers beat Boston, 111-100, in Game 6 to win the NBA Finals. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is unanimously voted NBA Finals MVP; at 38, Abdul-Jabbar is the oldest player ever to gain that honor. keepinitrealsports.tumblr.com keepinitrealsports.wordpress.com Mobile- m.keepinitrealsports.com
The beginning of the Larry Bird-Magic Johnson rivalry began in 1979 when Magic and Bird met for the NCAA Championship. It was one of the most watched games in college basketball history—at the time—and many say that it was so anticipated that is sparked the phrase "March Madness".
This Day In Basketball History: 1996 - Paced by Michael Jordan's 22 points and seven assists, Dennis Rodman's 19 rebounds and Scottie Pippen's 17 points and four steals, Chicago defeats visiting Seattle, 87-75, in Game 6 of the NBA Finals, winning the series 4-2 and clinching the Bulls' fourth NBA Championship in six seasons. Jordan becomes the only player ever to win the NBA Finals MVP Award four times, after averaging 27.3 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game in the championship…