Who was the winner of the 2011 NBA Finals?
The 2011 NBA Finals was the championship series of the 2010–11 season of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in which the Western Conference champion Dallas Mavericks defeated the Eastern Conference champion Miami Heat four games to two to win their first NBA championship.
Where was the 2011 NBA All Star Game played?
The 2011 NBA All-Star Game was an exhibition basketball game that was played on February 20, 2011 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, home of the Los Angeles Clippers and the Los Angeles Lakers. This game was the 60th edition of the National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Game and was played during the 2010–11 NBA season.
Where was the NBA Draft held in 2011?
Jump to navigation Jump to search. The 2011 NBA draft was held on June 23, 2011, at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The draft started at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (2300 UTC), and was broadcast in the United States on ESPN.
What was the biggest comeback in NBA Finals history?
The Mavs’ 15-point comeback was the biggest in an NBA Finals game since the 24-point comeback the Celtics made against the Lakers in Game 4 of the 2008 NBA Finals. Dirk Nowitzki hit a 3 with 26.7 seconds left to give the Mavericks a 93–90 lead.
When was the first NBA Finals game held in May?
Game 1 was the first NBA Finals game to be held in the month of May since 1986. The Heat made only 28.6 percent of their shots during the first quarter, and this low scoring percentage early on left the Mavs with an 8-point lead early into the 3rd quarter.
Who was the first team to win Game 3 of the NBA Finals?
The Dallas Mavericks became the first team in NBA history since the institution of the 2–3–2 format to enter Game 3 tied at one, lose Game 3 and still win the Finals. The previous 11 times this occurred, the Game 3 winner went on to win the series.
Who was the team that lost the first game of the NBA Playoffs?
The Spurs lost to the Grizzlies, who won their first playoff game in team history, while the Lakers lost Game 1 to the Hornets and were subsequently swept by the Mavericks in the next round.
Who was the last player taken in the 2011 NBA draft?
The Hornets lose out on Kemba Walker in this re-draft, but they do pick up another point guard in Thomas. Charlotte’s ceiling is slightly lower with Thomas, who was somehow the last player taken in 2011.
Who was the first team to lose Game 3 in the NBA Finals?
The Dallas Mavericks became the first team in NBA history since the institution of the 2–3–2 format to enter Game 3 tied at one, lose Game 3 and still win the Finals.
Who was the coach of the Dallas Mavericks in 1986?
Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle won a championship as a reserve for Boston’s 1986 championship team making him only the eleventh person in NBA history to win a Finals as both a player and a coach. The Dallas Mavericks won both games in the regular season.
Who was number 5 in the 2011 NBA draft?
Possibly the fifth Hall of Fame member of the draft class of 2011, Kemba Walker is the clearcut choice for the Raptors at no. 5. In nine NBA seasons, the UConn star has averaged 19.9 ppg. and 5.4 apg. on 42-36-84 shooting.