Pau Gasol, NBA star, holds a medical degree, showcasing brains and brawn on and off the court.

The Valentine's Day jersey of the Oklahoma Hornets is the rarest, raising $22,000 for charity.

The 2000 NBA draft is infamous as the worst, with only nine players averaging more than 10 points in their careers.

Gerald Green, known for gravity-defying dunks, lost a finger in a dunking mishap.

Dennis Rodman humorously married himself, reflecting his eccentric off-court persona.

Kobe Bryant, despite being a legend, holds the record for the most missed shots in NBA history.

The Twitter bird is named after NBA legend Larry Bird of the Boston Celtics.

No NBA player has ever worn the number 69, adding a touch of humor to jersey numbers.

Shaquille O'Neal, a dominant force in the paint, made only one three-pointer in his entire NBA career.

The elusive quintuple-double, achieving 10 points, assists, rebounds, steals, and blocks, has never occurred in the NBA, with the first recorded instance in a girls' high school game.