Thursday, March 27, 2008

Today's Date in NBA History

(Boulder-CO) Today's date is March 27th, and on this day:
'94- Magic Johnson returned to the Los Angeles Lakers as head coach and led them to a 110-101 victory over Milwaukee. Johnson coached the Lakers for the last 16 games of the 1993-94 season, posting a 5-11 record.

'94- Moses Malone of Philadelphia moved past Elvin Hayes into third place on the NBA’s all-time games played list, with 1,304, during the 76ers’ 124-122 OT loss against Boston at Hartford.

'98- An NBA record 62,046 fans witnessed Chicago's 89-74 win over Atlanta in the Georgia Dome.

'98- Karl Malone tied Moses Malone (27,409) for fourth place on the all-time scoring list.
March 27, 1998 Orlando's Chuck Daly recorded his 600th career NBA victory with a 100-75 win over Houston.
'99- Utah’s Karl Malone and John Stockton are both held under 10 points in a game against the Los Angeles Clippers. This marks the first time since November 21, 1987 that both Malone and Stockton did not reach double figures in scoring in the same game.

'01- Alonzo Mourning of the Miami Heat returned to action after missing the first 69 games of the season after being diagnosed with the kidney ailment focal glomerulosclerosis. Mourning recorded nine points and seven rebounds in 18 minutes of playing time.
Enjoy your day!


ThaAnswer said...

Congrats to Melo and his $60 million extention with Jordan Brand!

Nugg Doctor said...

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On a down note... I did not like the M4's very much.

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