The NBA has a long and glorious history, and countless players have staged their own legendary performances that deserve to be respected and need to be remembered. Let’s take a look at some memorable moments in history today (the following are US time) –
September 13, 1982, the Brazilian beast was born in Nene
Today, 37 years ago, Nene Hilario was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He is 2 meters tall and is the 7th overall pick in the first round of the 2002 NBA Draft. He is currently playing in the NBA for 15 seasons. He played for the Denver Nuggets, Washington Wizards and Houston Rockets. He averaged 12.0 points per game. 6.3 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.1 steals and 0.8 blocks. In the younger period, Nene’s athletic ability was extremely explosive. In the 2008-09 season, he reached the peak of his career in the Nuggets. He played 77 games and averaged 14.6 points, 7.8 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game. All three are career records. On February 22, 2014, Nene played for the Wizards. In the game against New Orleans, he made his debut 33 minutes, 13 of 19 shots, scored a career high of 30 points, plus 7 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 times. Caps and dedication to the lore 1 second before the end, helping the Wizards 94-93 Lectra. Joined the Rockets in the last season, the fourth round of the first round of the playoffs faced the Oklahoma City Thunder, 34-year-old Nene “old husband talked about youth crazy”, came off the bench for 25 minutes, 12 shots in the middle, took 28 With 10 rebounds, the Rockets beat the Thunder at 113-109 and 3-1 grabbed the series. In the offseason of 2017, Nene first reached a contract with the Rocket for a four-year contract of $15 million. However, after the two sides disagreed, Nene ended up staying in Houston for three years at $11 million and continued to serve as an important backup for the Rockets. . On January 21, 2018, the Rockets beat the Warriors 116-108. Nene played 16 minutes off the bench and scored 6 points and 1 rebound in 3 of 5 shots. In addition to this game, Nene has played 900 games.
September 13, 2015 Hall of Fame superstar Moses Malone dies
Four years ago today, former NBA superstar Moses Malone died of a heart attack in his sleep at the age of 60. Malone is 2 meters tall and is the first high school player in NBA history. He fought the league between 1976 and 1995. He played for Buffalo Braves, Houston Rockets, Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Bullets, Atlanta Hawks, Milwaukee Bucks, The Philadelphia 76ers and the San Antonio Spurs 8 teams averaged 20.6 points, 12.2 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.3 blocks per game, 12 All-Stars, 8 All-Stars, and 2 All-Defensive teams. In 1979, 1982 and 1983, he won the regular season MVP. In the 1982-83 season, Malone reached the peak of his career. He not only averaged 24.5 points, 15.3 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1.1 steals and 2.0 blocked shots, but also led the regular season MVP. He also led 76ers with Julius Erving. Won the championship and was elected to the Finals MVP. Malone’s career scored 27,409 points and 16,212 rebounds, ranking ninth in the NBA history scoring list and fifth in the rebounding list. After the end of his career, Malone’s No. 2 jersey was retired from the 76ers and the No. 24 jersey was retired from the Rockets. He was named one of the “NBA 50 Superstars” in 1996 and was named to the Nai-Smith Basketball Hall of Fame in 2001.