The Best 5 NBA Moments in 2008
The NBA is filled with excitement every single season.
The NBA is filled with great teams like the Los Angeles Lakers, the Boston Celtics or the San Antonio Spurs.
The NBA also has a great amount of amazing players like LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul, Tim Duncan, Paul Pierce and others.
I really enjoy watching the many games of the NBA on ESPN and on TNT. I like to watch the San Antonio Spurs and the Boston Celtics. I also like to watch teams like the Atlanta Hawks and the Memphis Grizzlies. I enjoying going to basketball games. I love NBA action so much it is part of my motto of life; Live, sleep, eat, watch NBA basketball.
This slideshow contains what I thought was the five best NBA moments of 2008. It includes things from the All-Star break, big trades, and championship moments.
I thought these were the top five moments in 2008 for the NBA. There were many other extraordinary moments, but these take the gold for me.
Kobe Bryant Scores Season Best 53 Points
Kobe Bryant scored a remarkable season best 53 points over the Memphis Grizzlies on March 28th. Although Kobe played a great game the Lakers fell to the Grizzlies, 114-111.
Grizzlies Trade Pau Gasol To L.A. Lakers
The Memphis Grizzlies traded 7'0" Pau Gasol to the L.A. Lakers on Febuary 1st. Pau Gasol who averaged 18.9 points per game, along with 8.8 rebounds and 1.44 blocks. The Grizzlies received Kwame Brown, Javaris Crittenton, Aaron McKie, the draft rights to Marc Gasol, and first round picks in 2008 and 2010.
It's a Bird. It's a Plane. It's a Slam Dunk Champion
Dwight Howard puts on a cape and soars to becoming the 2008 Slam Dunk Contest champion.
Second Largest Winning Sreak in NBA History
The Houston Rockets made history by winning 22 games in a row. This winning streak is the second largest in NBA history. Wilt Chamberlain and the 1971-1972 L.A. Lakers have the longest winning streak, 33 games. The Rockets' run was ended by the Boston Celtics.
The Boston Celtics Win the NBA Finals
The Boston Celtics win the NBA Finals. They overcame the L.A. Lakers in six games. The Celtics had an impressive last game with the final score being 131-92. Paul Pierce won the Finals MVP. It was the first time the Celtics had won a championship since 1986.