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  1. Yearbook, Nov. 21: Bill Fitch loses 1,000th

    Patrick Dorsey

    Nov. 21, 1996: On this day 16 years ago, Bill Fitch gained a dubious distinction -- when the Los Angeles Clippers lost 105-94 to the Dallas Mavericks, he became the first coach in NBA history to lose 1,000 games. That's not to mock Mr. Fitch -- it...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  2. Yearbook, Nov. 2: Red Auerbach's debut

    Patrick Dorsey

    Nov. 2, 1946: On this day 66 years ago, Arnold "Red" Auerbach made his coaching debut in a league that would later help form the NBA (the Basketball Association of America), guiding his Washington Capitols to a 50-33 win over the host Detroit Falcons...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  3. Yearbook, Oct. 31: Earl Lloyd makes history

    Patrick Dorsey

    Oct. 31, 1950: On this day 62 years ago, a 22-year-old man from Alexandria, Va., suited up for the Washington Capitols and made a breakthrough: Earl Lloyd became the first black player in NBA history. The Boston Celtics' Chuck Cooper (the first bl...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  4. Yearbook, July 31: The NBA's trading day

    Patrick Dorsey

    July 31, 2007: On a day that typically sees scores of Major League Baseball trades, a big one in the NBA took place five years ago: Kevin Garnett from the Minnesota Timberwolves to the Boston Celtics, in exchange for Al Jefferson and several other pl...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  5. Behold the 2012 ESPYS predictions

    Patrick Dorsey

    Who will win the ESPYS? We've got your predictions right here.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  6. In pictures: LeBron James' season endings

    Patrick Dorsey

    LeBron James entered the NBA in 2003-04. He finally topped it in 2011-12. This is how every NBA season has ended for LeBron James: * * * 2003-04: Cleveland Cavaliers (35-47) miss playoffs (end with 100-90 win vs. Knicks) 2004-0...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  7. Another sports fashion craze: Denim jackets

    Patrick Dorsey

    First we had "nerd glasses" -- and, apparently, we still do. Now we've got denim jackets, which in recent days/months/in some cases years have been worn by NBA and other sports stars. Take Amare Stoudemire in the above photo; shortly after gettin...

    Blog | June 07, 2012
  8. Yearbook, June 4: Greatest NBA game ever?

    Patrick Dorsey

    June 4, 1976: Think Sunday night's Boston Celtics-Miami Heat overtime game was intense? Just check the scoreboard that hung above the head of Glenn McDonald on this day 36 years ago. No, that "7" under "Period" was no scorekeeping error. This was...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  9. Artwork: NBA Conf. Finals watercolors

    Patrick Dorsey

    The 2012 NBA Western and Eastern Conference finals are here, with the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder already one game in, and the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat set for Game 1 on Monday night. For the occasion, the folks at Double Scri...

    Blog | May 28, 2012
  10. Video: Ray Allen and "The Routine"

    ESPNBoston.com

    From ESPN Playbook's Patrick Dorsey: Sometime Tuesday -- before the Boston Celtics' potential closeout game against the Atlanta Hawks (8 p.m. ET) -- Ray Allen will hit the court and go through his rigorous shooting routine, one that has helped him t...

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  11. Inspired by 'Magic/Bird,' Page 2 imagines more NBA-themed Broadwa...

    Patrick Dorsey

    Inspired by 'Magic/Bird,' Page 2 imagines more NBA Broadway plays.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2012