On this day 70 years ago, the longest NBA game ever was played. It took six overtimes and 78 minutes to separate the Indianapolis Olympians and Rochester Royals at Edgerton Arena in Rochester, New York, with the Olympians finally knocking off the home team, 75-73.
What NBA game has the most overtimes?
The longest game in NBA history was played on January 6, 1951 between the Indianapolis Olympians and the Rochester Royals. After 78 minutes of gameplay and a record 6 overtimes, the longest basketball game concluded with a relatively low score of 75-73 in favor of the Olympians.
How many OT can NBA have?
As many as six overtime periods have been necessary to determine a winner in an NBA game. In exhibition games (non-competitive play), it is upon the discretion of the coaches and organizers if an overtime is to be played especially if it is a non-tournament game (a one-off event).
What is the record for most overtimes?
Olympians-Royals, Jan 6, 1951, 6 OT
The longest game in NBA history went six overtimes. The Indianapolis Olympians came out victories, winning by a final score of 75-73. Indianapolis scored two points in the sixth overtime and didn’t let the Rochester Royals score once.
What is the shortest NBA game ever?
The Grizzlies-Hawks game tonight had a running time of 1:58. The only shorter game I know of was this game, where the Bobcats and Hornets combined for only 14 FTA.
What is the longest NBA Finals game ever?
Longest Games in NBA History Finals
- 3 OT. 129. – 121 3 OT. Phoenix Suns. Chicago Bulls. 1992-93 (PL) / Jun 13, 1993 / at Chicago. Finals.
- 2 OT. 102. – 101 2 OT. Milwaukee Bucks. Boston Celtics. 1973-74 (PL) / May 10, 1974 / at Boston. Finals.
How long are NBA breaks?
The NBA halftime break is 15 minutes long and the quarter breaks take between the game last 130 seconds long. NBA is the professional basketball league of North America.
What was the longest NFL game?
The Longest Game in NFL History Lasted Over 7 Hours
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