George Mikan of the Minneapolis Lakers dunked first in nba history
George Mikan, who wore #99 throughout his 10 year career with the Minneapolis Lakers.
There is no NBA Hall of Fame. George Mikan was the first NBA player inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1959. Bill Russell was inducted in 1975.
The Atlanta Hawks enter to the NBA was in 1949
Hall of Famer George Mikan. ABA and NBA star George McGinnis. Former Bullets center Gheorge Muresan. Former Celtics guard Glenn McDonald.
They entered the NBA in 1967.
Basketball involves a basketball hoop and a ball.
The NBA gives credit for the first dunk to George Mikan of the Minneapolis Lakers in 1961. The dunk has always been a legal shot in the NBA. However, college basketball banned the dunk from 1967-1976.