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.

520 Records Found

00:59 United States

Most Regulation-Length Basketball Court Football Passes In One Minute

Joe Overton

Joe Overton and his friend threw 17 complete passes using a football the full length of a regulation basketball court in one minute.

United States

Most 'Around The World' Basketball Dribbles In One Minute

Gabe

Gabe completed 81 "Around the World" dribbles in one minute.

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.

01:41 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.

00:32 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.

United States

Farthest Distance To Chip A Basketball Through A Door Frame Using Golf Club

Ewan Albright

Ewan A. chipped a basketball 300 inches through an open doorway using a golf club.

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.

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.

00:33 United States

Longest Time Spinning Basketball On One Finger

Anthony

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

00:12 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.

01:06 United States

Most Successful Basketball Shots Made In One Minute While Hula Hooping

Pete Moyer

Fusion Fitness' Pete Moyer made 29 successful basketball shots in one minute while hula hooping. He set the record to celebrate RecordSetter World Record Day. #WorldRecordDay2012

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.

United States

Most Successful Basketball Shots Made By Two People Alternately

Mark Askharia

Mark and George made a total of 125 consecutive successful basketball shots. They made each shot alternately.

00:46 New Zealand

Farthest Distance For A 10-Year-Old To Throw A Basketball

Tyler wyeth

Tyler W. threw a basketball a distance of 729.13 inches. He is 10 years old.

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.

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.

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