IN 1984 ON THIS DAY
Wednesday, May 23, 1984
The Boston Celtics defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 115-108 in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals for a 4-1 series win.
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IN 1984 ON THIS DAY
Tuesday, May 15, 1984
Magic Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers dished out 24 assists in a 118-102 win over the Phoenix Suns.
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IN 1998 ON THIS DAY
Thursday, May 14, 1998
Chris Webber was traded from the Washington Wizards to the Sacramento Kings.
Kings traded Mitch Richmond, (along with Otis Thorpe), to the Washington Wizards for a 25-year-old former #1 pick named Chris Webber. The Kings were in search of a younger star (Mitc was 32 at the time, and wanted to play on a winning team), and the Wizards were looking to dump Chris Webber.
IN 1934 ON THIS DAY
Friday, May 11, 1934
6-time NBA All-Star Jack Twyman was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Twyman and Wilt Chamberlain became the first players in NBA history to average more than 30 points per game in a single season when they both accomplished that feat during the 1959–60 season.
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IN 1987 ON THIS DAY
Sunday, May 10, 1987
Sleepy Floyd of the Golden State Warriors scored 51 points in a 129-121 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
Floyd still holds the NBA playoff record for points scored in a quarter (29) and in half (39) set in this game.
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IN 2010 ON THIS DAY
Sunday, May 9, 2010
The Phoenix Suns defeated the San Antonio Spurs 107-101 in the NBA Western Conference Semifinals for a 4-0 series win.
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IN 1990 ON THIS DAY
Tuesday, May 8, 1990
2-time NBA All-Star Kemba Walker was born in Bronx, New York.
During his senior season at UConn, he orchestrated one of the most impressive streaks in college basketball history, winning the Big East Tournament and the NCAA Tournament after his team wasn't even considered a legitimate title contender.
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N 2017 ON THIS DAY
Sunday, May 7, 2017
The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Toronto Raptors 109-102 in the NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals for a 4-0 series win. "At the end of the day, you gotta give them credit. They're a hell of a team for a reason. They got one of the greatest players of all time. It's on us to let this sink in and understand we gotta come back extremely better, individual and team wise. It's something that we got great experience with playing these guys two years in a row. We just gotta figure it out. We gotta figure it out." - DeMar DeRozan on a long offseason and giving Cleveland credit
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