they probably have for a practice game
The first game ever in college basketball was played 1/18/1896
the first basketball team was the USA to win but who played
UCLA college team under John Wooden in the '60s
The North Carolina Tar Heels.
tDuke Blue Devils
No woman ever played for the Lakers. The Lakers are a MEN'S basketball team.
Reportedly, the first basketball game ever played was between the Olmec people of Mexico. Sadly, no statistics are available from that game.
I didn't know Mantle ever played basketball. Which team(s)?