Notable occurrences. The NBA officially adopts the three-point field goal. Boston Celtics guard Chris Ford made the first three-pointer on October 12, 1979, against the Houston Rockets. The number of officials is reduced from three to two following a one-season experiment with three-man officiating crews.
How many scoring titles did Kobe Bryant win?
Kobe Bryant — 2-time scoring champion
Kobe, in his second post-Shaquille O-Neal season, averaged a career-high 35.4 points, the ninth-highest single-season average in league history.
Who was the 1982 NBA MVP?
Who was considered the best NBA player before Jordan?
The best basketball player ever before MJ appeared was probably Wilt Chamberlain as he was the best scorer the league ever witnessed before Michael Jordan surpassed Wilt’s career scoring average.