Basketball World Records

Basketball world records are where players dribble, shoot, spin and dunk their way to glory, often with an added element of difficulty. (Try juggling three basketballs while balancing a fourth on your forehead and you'll get the idea.) These records don't all require varsity-level experience, though - for a less challenging task, try beating the record for Most Images of Charles Barkley on a Cookie or Most Three-Pointers Missed By Five People In One Minute.

440 Records Found

01:41 United States

Most Over-The-Head, Behind-The-Back Basketball Shots Made In A Row

garrett

Garrett made 10 consecutive over-the-head, behind-the-back basketball shots in a row.

00:40 United States

Most Charlier Cuts While Spinning Basketball On Finger

Brian Pankey

Brian Pankey completed 26 Charlier cutswhile spinning a basketball on a finger in his other hand.

01:32 Germany

Tallest Dice Tower Stacked On A Basketball Held In Hand

Maximiliano Pugliese

Maximiliano P. built a dice tower on a basketball held in his hand that reached 20 dice in height.

01:42 United States

Most Successful Right-Handed Shots On A Little Tikes Basketball Hoop In One Minute

EJ

EJ successfully completed 26 right-handed shots on a Little Tikes basketball hoop in one minute.

00:36 India

Most Consecutive Bounces Dribbling Two Basketballs In 30 Seconds While Sitting On Toes

Suresh Gaur

Suresh Gaur bounced two basketballs 85 times in 30 seconds while sitting on his toes.

00:32 India

Most Basketball Dribbles On A Block In 30 Seconds

Suresh Gaur

Suresh Gaur dribbled a basketball on a block 204 times in 30 seconds.

00:50 India

Longest Time Spinning A Basketball On A Pen Held In Shoe While Spinning A Basketball On A Pen Held In Mouth

Kunal Singhal

Kunal Singhal spun a basketball on a pen held in his shoe for 7.84 seconds while spinning a basketball on a pen held in his mouth.

00:33 United States

Longest Time Spinning Basketball On One Finger

Anthony

Anthony spun a basketball on one finger for 40 minutes, 12.00 seconds.

00:14 Australia

Longest Time Spinning A Basketball On Fingertip While Petting A Dog

Brendan Kelbie

Demythrate spun a basketball on his fingertip for 12.60 seconds while petting a dog.

02:54 Canada

Longest Time Balancing A Basketball On Top Of A Pole On Right Ear While Kneeling

Doug McManaman

Doug McManaman balanced a basketball on top of a pole on his right ear for one minute, 50.00 seconds while kneeling.

United States

Most Points Scored In A Game By A Single Player In "NBA 2K13"

John Chipak

John's game player scored 652 points in a game in NBA 2K13.

United States

Most Points Scored As LeBron James In A Three-Minute Quarter Game Of "NBA Jam" (Wii)

Hal Hawkins

IAmNerdJock scored 102 points using LeBron James during a three-minute quarter of NBA Jam.

00:29 United States

Longest Basketball Shot Made While Trampolining

Christian Bullard

Christian B. made a successful basketball shot from a trampoline 104.5 feet away.

00:12 United States

Farthest Basketball Shot While Juggling Two Basketballs In One Hand And Hula Hooping

Pete Moyer

Pete Moyer made a successful basketball shot from 21 feet away while juggling two basketballs in one hand and hula hooping.

00:44 United States

Longest Successful Basketball Shot While Sword Swallowing

Root Berry

Root Berry made a successful basketball shot from a distance of 15 feet while swallowing a sword. NOTE: Sword swallowing is dangerous, please do not attempt these records without proper training, supervision and safety precautions.

02:51 United States

Longest Basketball Blind Shot Made From A Three-Ball Cascade

Audi Thoele

Audi T. made a successful basketball blind shot from 23 feet away while juggling three basketballs in a cascade pattern.

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