Welcome to the inaugural edition of #Tuesday3Pointers! Going forward, we’ll be serving up one delicious Hoop-centric shot of the following 3 categories each Tuesday: (1) This-week-in-history (2) Stat of the week and (3) Quote of the week. Enjoy!


 

This Day in Hoops History … 

April 22, 1947 – The Philadelphia Warriors defeated the Chicago Stags 83-80 in Game 5 to take the NBA’s first championship series 4-1. BOXSCORE.

Chicago Stags at Philadelphia Warriors Box Score | April 22, 1947

Chicago Stags at Philadelphia Warriors Box Score | April 22, 1947


Stat O’ the Week

For the first time in history, the NBA officially released a full breakdown of media voting for Defensive Player of the Year

Check them out HERE.

Joakim Noah's 2014 Defensive Player Of the Year trophy

Joakim Noah’s 2014 Defensive Player Of the Year trophy


Quote O’ the Week

“We have a great bunch of outside shooters. Unfortunately, all our games are played indoors.”

—Weldon Drew

Weldon Drew

Weldon Drew