National Basketball Association History (Part 3)

Basketball Leagues: NCAA - WNBA

Related Topics: NBA All-Star Game - NBA Championship

Events in Sport

Events 201 - 300 of 476

Sports History

1988-05-01 After scoring 50 points in Game 1, NBA Eastern Conference playoff series, Michael Jordan has 55 in Chicago Bulls 106-101 win vs Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2; first to score 50+ points in consecutive playoff games

  • 1988-06-23 Charlotte Hornets & Miami Heat begin their NBA expansion draft
  • 1988-09-29 US men's basketball team beats Australia 78-49 to take the bronze medal at the Seoul Olympics; last time US represented by a team that doesn't feature NBA players
  • 1988-09-30 Soviet Union beats Yugoslavia 76-63 to win the men's basketball gold medal at the Seoul Olympics; US finishes 3rd; final time US field non-NBA team
  • 1988-11-04 First NBA game at Charlotte Coliseum - Hornets lose to Cavs, 133-93
  • 1988-11-05 1st NBA game at Bradley Center, Milw Bucks lose to Atlnata Hawks 94-107
  • 1988-11-05 1st NBA game at Miami Arena, Miami Heat loss to LA Clippers, 111-91
  • 1988-11-05 1st NBA game at Palace of Auburn Hills, Pistons beat Hornets 94-85
  • 1988-12-06 Milwaukee Bucks win their 1,000th NBA game (2nd fastest)
  • 1988-12-08 Knick's set NBA record of 11 3-pointers & sink Bucks, 113-109
  • 1988-12-14 NBA's Miami Heat wins 1st game ever, 89-88 (Clippers), after 17 loses
  • 1989-01-07 Cleveland Cavaliers block 21 NY Knicks shots tying NBA regulation game record
  • 1989-01-07 NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers then longest winning streak (11 games)
  • 1989-01-23 NBA New Jersey Nets begin a 32+ game road losing streak
  • 1989-01-25 Michael Jordan scores his 10,000th NBA point in his 5th season
  • 1989-01-27 Kevin Johnson (Phoenix) begins NBA free throw streak of 57 games
  • 1989-02-05 Kareem Abdul-Jabar becomes 1st NBA player to score 38,000 points
  • 1989-02-09 Kevin Johnson (Phoenix) ends NBA free throw streak of 57 games

Hall of Fame

1989-02-10 Celtic KC Jones & Cavalier Lenny Wilkens elected to NBA Hall of Fame

Sports History

1989-04-04 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's last NBA game in Seattle

  • 1989-11-03 NBA expansion Minnesota Timberwolves make NBA debut; lose 106-94 against SuperSonics at Seattle Center Coliseum; Tyrone Corbin T-Wolves top scorer with 20 points
  • 1989-11-03 Šarūnas Marčiulionis and Alexander Volkov become first Russians to play in a regular season NBA game; Marciulionis scores 19 as Golden State lose 136-106 to Phoenix; Volkov held scoreless in Atlanta's 126-103 defeat by Indiana
  • 1989-11-04 First NBA game at Orlando Arena, Orlando Magic loses to NJ Nets, 111-106
  • 1989-11-15 Walter Davis (Denver) begins NBA free throw streak of 53 games
  • 1989-12-13 Walter Davis (Denver) ends NBA free throw streak of 53 games

Sports History

1989-12-19 Larry Bird (Celtics) begins NBA free throw streak of 71 games

  • 1989-12-27 Oregon begins taking bids on NBA games
  • 1990-01-15 Golden State coach Don Nelson becomes 2nd man in NBA history to appear in 1,000 games both as a player and coach (joining Lenny Wilkens) as the Warriors lose to the Indiana Pacers, 144-105
  • 1990-02-13 Larry Bird (Celtics) ends NBA free throw streak of 71 games

NBA Record

1990-04-05 John Stockton reaches 1000-assist mark for NBA record 3 yrs in a row

  • 1990-04-13 4th largest NBA crowd (45,458) see Orlando play at Minneapolis
  • 1990-04-19 Pistons & 76'ers get into a fight accruing $162,500 fines (NBA record)
  • 1990-06-27 NBA Draft: Syracuse power forward Derrick Coleman first pick by New Jersey Nets
  • 1990-11-02 First NBA game at Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Rolando Blackman top scores with 21 points as Timberwolves beat Mavericks, 98-85
  • 1990-11-02 First regular season game played outside North America by any major professional sports league the NBA's Phoenix Suns beat the Utah Jazz, 119-96 at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium in Japan
  • 1990-11-02 Golden State Warriors register a 162-158 win over the Denver Nuggets at McNichols Arena, with the 320 total points setting an NBA record for most points scored by 2 teams in a non-overtime game

NBA Record

1990-11-03 Atlanta Hawks' center Moses Malone sets an NBA record for free throws made in a career by hitting 7-of-9 in a 121-120 win over Indiana Pacers at the Omni; passes Oscar Robinson's record (7,694)

  • 1990-11-20 Sacramento Kings last NBA win on the road for over a year
  • 1991-01-21 Sacramento's Dick Motta coaches in his 1,648th regular season game, a 97-94 Kings' victory over Houston; at the time an NBA record for the most regular-season coaching appearances
  • 1991-01-26 Houston guard Vernon Maxwell becomes 5th player in NBA history to score 30 points in a quarter in Rockets' 103-97 home win over Cleveland; joins Wilt Chamberlain, David Thompson, George Gervin & Michael Jordan
  • 1991-01-26 Houston guard Vernon Maxwell is 4th NBAer to score 30 pts in a quarter
  • 1991-01-31 Denver Nuggets Michael Adams becomes shortest NBAer to get a triple-double

Hall of Fame

1991-02-07 Bob Knight, Larry O'Brien, Tiny Archibald, Dave Cowens, Harry Gallatin & Larry Fleisher elected to NBA Hall of Fame

  • 1991-03-05 Reggie Miller (Indiana Pacers) begins NBA free throw streak of 52 games
  • 1991-03-09 Joe Dumaars (Detroit) begins NBA free throw streak of 62 games
  • 1991-03-16 NJ Net coach Bill Fitch is 4th coach to win 800 NBA games
  • 1991-03-18 Reggie Miller (Indiana Pacers) ends NBA free throw streak of 52 games
  • 1991-03-19 Sacramento Kings set NBA record of 29 consecutive road loses
  • 1991-04-05 Detroit Pistons Joe Dumaars ends NBA free throw streak of 62 games

NBA Record

1991-04-15 Magic Johnson sets NBA record for career assists with 9,898

  • 1991-04-15 Sacramento Kings set NBA record, losing 35th consecutive game on road
  • 1991-04-18 John Stockton breaks his own NBA season assist record at 1,136
  • 1991-05-20 Chicago Bull Michael Jordan, named NBA's MVP
  • 1991-06-12 NBA Finals: Chicago Bulls beat LA Lakers, 108-101 in Game 5 for first of 3 straight titles; MVP: Michael Jordan in his first NBA Finals appearance
  • 1991-06-26 NBA Draft: UNLV power forward Larry Johnson first pick by Charlotte Hornets
  • 1991-10-16 Dallas Mavericks Roy Tarpley becomes 7th to be banned from NBA for life under the league's anti-drug agreement
  • 1991-11-07 1st NBA game in Delta City, Utah Jazz beats Seattle 103-95
  • 1991-11-15 Ricky Pierce (Seattle) begins NBA free throw streak of 75 game
  • 1991-11-23 Sacramento Kings ends NBA's longest road losing streak at 43 games
  • 1991-12-12 NJ Nets set NBA record of 22 blocks beating Nuggets 121-81
  • 1991-12-13 Ricky Pierce (Seattle) ends NBA free throw streak of 75 games
  • 1991-12-17 NBA's most lopsided game Cleveland beats Miami 148-80

NBA Record

1992-01-04 Boston's Robert Parish becomes 5th player in NBA history to register 2,000 career blocks during Celtics' 100-96 loss at Minnesota - others Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mark Eaton, Wayne Rollins and George Johnson

  • 1992-03-31 Phoenix coach Cotton Fitzsimmons guides the Suns to a 128-111 home win over Portland to become the 6th coach in NBA history to record 800 career wins
  • 1992-04-12 2nd lowest NBA scoring game - Detroit Pistons 72, NY Knicks 61
  • 1992-06-06 America West Arena opens in Phoenix, Arizona; home court of NBA Phoenix Suns
  • 1992-06-14 NBA Finals: Chicago Bulls beat Port Trail Blazers, 97-93 in Game 6 for back-to-back titles; MVP: Michael Jordan for second straight year

Sports History

1992-06-24 NBA Draft: LSU center Shaquille O'Neal first pick by Orlando Magic

  • 1992-08-07 The Orlando Magic signs NBA No. 1 draft pick Shaquille O'Neal
  • 1992-11-07 1st NBA game at America West Arena, Phoenix Suns beat Clippers 111-105
  • 1993-01-08 Michael Jordan's game-high 35 points leads Chicago to 120-95 win over Milwaukee; gives him exactly 20,000 points in 620th game of his NBA career; 2nd-fastest to reach milestone after Wilt Chamberlain (499)
  • 1993-01-14 Utah Jazz center Mark Eaton blocks 2 shots in a 96-89 win over Seattle SuperSonics; becomes only 2nd player in NBA history (along with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) to record 3,000 career blocks
  • 1993-04-02 Cleveland Cavaliers guard Mark Price has his consecutive free throw streak end at 77, during a 114-113 loss at Charlotte; falls 1 short of Calvin Murphy’s NBA record of 78 straight free throws
  • 1993-06-01 Phoenix Suns guard Dan Majerle sets a then NBA Playoff record by sinking 8 three-pointers during the Suns’ 120-114 win over Seattle in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals
  • 1993-06-20 NBA Finals: Chicago Bulls become first team since legendary Boston Celtics of the 1960s to win 3 consecutive titles, with a 99–98 victory in Game 6 over Phoenix Suns; MVP: Michael Jordan for third straight year
  • 1993-06-30 NBA Draft: Michigan center Chris Webber first pick by Orlando Magic (traded to Golden State)
  • 1993-11-05 1st NBA game in Alamodome, San Antonio Spurs beat Warriors 91-85

NBA Record

1993-12-02 Houston Rockets score a 94-85 win over the Knicks at New York’s Madison Square Garden, recording their 15th straight win to start the season; tie Washington Capitols' all-time NBA record 1948-49; streak ends next game

  • 1994-01-15 Dallas Mavericks drop a 104-87 decision to the San Antonio Spurs at Reunion Arena to set an unwanted NBA record with their 17th consecutive home defeat; break mark of 16 set by Orlando in 1990

Sports History

1994-01-17 Patrick Ewing becomes first New York player to reach the 15,000-point mark in his NBA career; scores a game-high 34 points in the Knicks' 106-94 win over visiting Minnesota

  • 1994-01-21 Dallas Mavericks suffer 19th straight loss at Reunion Arena, 91-87 to the Seattle SuperSonics; extends an unwanted NBA record for the most consecutive home defeats
  • 1994-03-31 Chicago White Sox assigns former NBA superstar Michael Jordan to the Birmingham Barons of Class AA Southern League; returns to NBA after one season
  • 1994-04-05 Miami Heat beat NY Knicks ending 15 game NBA winning streak

Sports History

1994-04-24 David Robinson scores ties 7th highest total in the NBA - 71

  • 1994-05-07 Denver Nuggets become NBA's 1st #8 seed to beat a #1 seed (Seattle)
  • 1994-05-22 Toronto NBA franchise unveils name "Raptors" & logo
  • 1994-06-01 Indiana guard Reggie Miller drills an NBA Playoff record 5 three-pointers in the 4th quarter of the Pacers’ 93-86 win over host New York Knicks in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals
  • 1994-06-29 NBA Draft: Purdue small forward Glenn Robinson first pick by Milwaukee Bucks
  • 1994-07-18 Court upholds NBA salary cap and draft rights
  • 1994-10-05 NBA shortens the 3-point distance to a uniform 22 feet in attempt to help offensive players score more; Michael Jordan sets career highs in 3-point attempts & converted 3-point field goals, nearly double previous statistics
  • 1994-11-03 Small forward Glenn Robinson signs the then most lucrative rookie contract in NBA history, a 10-year, $68.15 million deal with the Milwaukee Bucks
  • 1995-01-05 Bill Fitch becomes the 5th coach in NBA history to register 850 career victories with the LA Clippers' 95-93 home win over Philadelphia 76'ers at the LA Memorial Sports Arena
  • 1995-01-06 Atlanta Hawks' coach Lenny Wilkens passes the legendary Red Auerbach to become the NBA's all-time winningest coach, with 939 career victories; Hawks beat Washington, 112-90 at the Omni
  • 1995-01-07 Larry Brown posts his 500th career NBA coaching victory, following the Indiana Pacers' 88-83 road win at the Houston Rockets
  • 1995-01-26 With a record 6,254,427 ballots cast by fans in NBA All-Star Voting, Detroit's Grant Hill becomes the first rookie to lead all NBA players in All-Star votes received, earning #1 on 1,289,585 ballots
  • 1995-02-01 Utah Jazz guard John Stockton passes Magic Johnson's all-time NBA assists mark of 9,221, in a 129-98 win over the Denver Nuggets at the Delta Centre in Salt Lake City
  • 1995-03-18 Michael Jordan announces he is ending his 17 month NBA retirement
  • 1995-03-19 NBA NY Knicks beat NY Nets in 100th meeting (Knicks 53 Nets 47)
  • 1995-06-28 NBA draft: Maryland power forward Joe Smith first pick by Golden State Warriors
  • 1995-07-01 All NBA business apart from the Draft is suspended until a new collective bargaining agreement made with the players - no games lost

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 673

  • 1962-07-22 Alvin Robertson, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors)
  • 1962-08-05 Otis Thorpe, American NBA forward. 1984-2001 (Sacramento Kings. Houston Rockets, Detroit Pistons, and 5 other teams), born in Boynton Beach Florida

Patrick EwingPatrick Ewing (60 years old)

1962-08-05 Jamaican-American NBA center, 1985-2002, 11X All-Star (NY Knicks, and 2 other teams; Olympic gold 1992), and collegiate coach (Georgetown, 2017-present), born in Kingston, Jamaica

  • 1962-08-09 John "Hot Rod" Williams, American NBA center/forward (Phoenix Suns), born in Sorrento, Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • 1962-09-06 Kevin Willis, American basketball center (NBA C'ship 2003 SA Spurs; NBA All-Star 1992 Atlanta Hawks; one of 15 players 16,000+ career points & 11,000+ rebounds), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-10-16 Manute Bol, NBA center (Golden State Warriors)
  • 1962-11-13 Blair Rasmussen, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1962-12-23 Jerry Reynolds, NBA guard/forward (Milwaukee Bucks), born in French Lick, Indiana
  • 1962-12-31 Tyrone Corbin, American NBA forward (Miami Heat, Atlanta Hawks), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • 1963-01-19 Michael Adams, American NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1963-01-21 Detlef Schrempf, German-American NBA forward, 1985-2001 (Mavericks, Pacers, Supersonics), born in Leverkusen, West Germany

Hakeem OlajuwonHakeem Olajuwon (60 years old)

1963-01-21 Nigerian-American NBA center, 1984-2002 (Houston Rockets, Olympic gold 1996), born in Lagos, Nigeria

Michael JordanMichael Jordan (59 years old)

1963-02-17 American Basketball Hall of Fame forward, owner (5-time NBA MVP, 6-time NBA champion Chicago Bulls), born in Brooklyn, New York

Charles BarkleyCharles Barkley (59 years old)

1963-02-20 American Basketball Forward (NBA MVP 1993, 11-time All Star, Olympic gold 1996), born in Leeds, Alabama

  • 1963-03-27 Ed Pinckney, American NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1963-04-08 Terry Porter, American basketball point guard and coach (Portland Trail Blazers; Minnesota Timberwolves; NBA All Star 1991, 93), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1963-04-26 Bill Wennington, Canadian NBA center (Chicago Bulls), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1963-05-03 Jeff Hornacek, American basketball player and coach, born in Elmhurst, Illinois
  • 1963-05-17 Jon Koncak, NBA center (Orlando Magic)
  • 1963-05-24 Joe Dumars, American Basketball Hall of Fame guard (Detroit Pistons; 6-time NBA All-Star), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1963-06-04 Xavier McDaniel, American NBA forward (Seattle SuperSonics), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • 1963-07-13 Anthony "Spud" Webb, NBA guard (5f 7inch slam dunk champion), born in Dallas, Texas

Karl MaloneKarl Malone (59 years old)

1963-07-24 American Basketball Hall of Fame forward (NBA MVP 1997, 99; 14 x NBA All Star; Utah Jazz; Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Summeerfield, Louisiana

  • 1963-07-30 Chris Mullin, American NBA forward (Warriors, Pacers, Olympic gold 1992), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1963-08-22 Terry Catledge, American NBA star (Orlando Magic), born in Houston, Mississippi
  • 1963-09-02 Sam Mitchell, NBA forward (Minn Timberwolves)
  • 1963-09-11 Gerald Wilkins, American NBA guard (Orlando Magic), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1963-09-28 Johnny Dawkins, American basketball guard (NBA: San Antonio Spurs, Philadelphia 76ers; Detroit Pistons) and coach (Stanford, UCF), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1963-10-04 A. C. Green, American basketball power forward (most consecutive games [1,192] in NBA and ABA history; LA Lakers), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1963-11-09 Anthony Bowie, American NBA guard (NY Knicks, Orlando Magic), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1963-11-26 Mario Elie, American NBA forward and guard (Houston Rockets), born in NYC, New York
  • 1963-11-28 Johnny Newman, NBA guard/forward (Denver Nuggets, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1963-12-18 Charles Oakley, American NBA forward (NY Knicks) and coach, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1964-01-20 Ron Harper, American NBA guard (Chicago Bulls), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1964-01-22 Stojko Vrankovic, Croatian NBA center (LA Clippers), born in Drniš, Croatia
  • 1964-01-27 Jack Haley, NBA center (Chicago Bulls)
  • 1964-02-15 Mark Price, NBA guard (Washington Bullets, Orlando Magic), born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma
  • 1964-02-16 Mark Price, American NBA guard (Cleveland Caveliers) and coach, born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma
  • 1964-04-01 Kevin Duckworth, American basketball center (NBA All Star 1989, 91; Portland Trail Blazers), born in Harvey, Illinois (d. 2008)
  • 1964-04-28 Barry Larkin, American Baseball HOF shortstop (12 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1990; NL MVP 1995; 3 × Gold Glove Award; Cincinnati Reds), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1964-05-16 John Salley, NBA star (Detroit Pistons)
  • 1964-05-23 Kenny Gattison, NBA forward (Orlando Magic)
  • 1964-05-28 Armon Gilliam, American NBA forward, 1987-2000 (Phoenix Suns, Milwaukee Bucks, NJ Nets, and 3 other teams), and college coach, 2001-05 (Penn State), born in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania (d. 2011)
  • 1964-06-09 Wayman Tisdale, American NBA player (Phoenix Suns) and smooth jazz bassist, born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2009)
  • 1964-06-13 Šarūnas Marčiulionis, Lithuanian NBA guard (Sacramento Kings), born in Kaunas, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
  • 1964-06-22 Greg Anderson, NBA forward/center (San Antonio Spurs, Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1964-06-25 Dell Curry, American basketball guard and broadcaster (NBA Sixth Man of The Year 1994; Charlotte Hornets all-time points leader [9,839]), born in Harrisonburg, Virginia
  • 1964-06-27 Chuck Person, American NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs), born in Brantley, Alabama
  • 1964-07-09 Ronnie Grandison, American NBA forward (NY Knicks), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1964-07-22 Rafael Addison, American professional basketball forward, 1986-97 (NBA: Charlotte Hornets, and three other teams; Italian League: Livorno, and Treviso), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1964-08-03 Nate McMillan, American NBA guard and head coach (Indiana Pacers 2016-19; Portland, Seattle; NBA steals leader 1994), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1964-09-29 Brad Lohaus, American NBA fplayer (NY Knicks), born in Ulm, Minnesota
  • 1964-11-21 Olden Polynice, NBA forward/center (Sacramento Kings)
  • 1964-11-22 Benoit Benjamin, NBA center (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1964-11-30 David Wood, NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks)
  • 1964-12-17 Joe Wolf, NBA forward/center (Orlando Magic, Denver Nuggets)
  • 1964-12-19 Arvydas Sabonis, Lithuanian European and NBA basketball center, 1981-2004 (Žalgiris Kaunas; Portland Trailblazers, and 2 other teams), born in Kaunas, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
  • 1965-01-09 Muggsy Bogues, American NBA guard and the shortest player ever to play in the NBA (Washington Bullets, Charlotte Hornets), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1965-02-22 Chris Dudley, American NBA center, 1987-2003 (NY Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers, and 3 other teams), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • 1965-02-28 Duane Ferrell, NBA forward (SF Warriors, Indiana Pacers)
  • 1965-03-08 Kenny Smith, NBA guard (Houston Rockets)
  • 1965-03-25 Avery Johnson, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs)
  • 1965-04-01 Mark Jackson, American basketball guard (NBA All Star 1989; Rookie of the Year 1988; NY Knicks), coach (Golden State Warriors) and broadcaster (ESPN), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-04-21 Gary Grant, NBA guard (NY Knicks)
  • 1965-04-25 Mark Bryant, American NBA forward and center (Phoenix Suns, Houston Rockets), born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey
  • 1965-05-10 Rony Seikaly, NBA center (Orlando Magic, Golden State Warriors)
  • 1965-05-13 Chris Washburn, American NBA player, born in Hickory, North Carolina
  • 1965-06-04 Tim Perry, NBA forward (NJ Nets)
  • 1965-06-30 Mitch Richmond, American NBA guard (Sac Kings, Olympic gold 1988, 96), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1965-07-04 Harvey Grant, American NBA forward (Trail Blazers, Orlando Magic, Wizards), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • 1965-07-16 Charles Smith, NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1965-07-31 Scott Brooks, American basketball guard, coach (NBA Coach of the Year 2010, OKC Thunder; Washington Wizards 2016-19), born in French Camp, California

David RobinsonDavid Robinson (57 years old)

1965-08-06 American NBA center (San Antonio Spurs, Olympic gold 1992), born in Key West, Florida

  • 1965-08-10 John Starks, NBA guard (NY Knicks)
  • 1965-08-24 Reggie Miller, American NBA guard, 1987-2005 (Indiana Pacers; Olympic gold, 1996), born in Riverside, California
  • 1965-08-29 Will Perdue, American NBA center (San Antonio Spurs), born in Melbourne, Florida
  • 1965-09-09 Dan Majerle, American NBA guard (Miami Heat), born in Traverse City, Michigan
  • 1965-09-12 Vernon Maxwell, American NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets), born in Gainesville, Florida

Scottie PippenScottie Pippen (57 years old)

1965-09-25 American Basketball Hall of Fame forward (6 x NBA champion Chicago Bulls; 7 x NBA All Star; NBA All Star Game MVP 1994; Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Hamburg, Arkansas

  • 1965-09-27 Steve Kerr, American basketball guard, head coach (5 NBA titles as player Chicago Bulls, SA Spurs - 3 as coach GS Warriors), born in Beirut, Lebanon
  • 1965-10-19 Brad Daugherty, American basketball center (NBA All-Star 1988, 89, 91–93; Cleveland Cavaliers) and broadcaster (ESPN College Basketball & NASCAR), born in Black Mountain, North Carolina
  • 1965-11-13 Kevin Gamble, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)
  • 1965-12-17 Jeff Grayer, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets, Olympic bronze 1988)
  • 1966-01-20 Chris Morris, American NBA forward (Utah Jazz), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1966-01-23 Haywoode Workman, American NBA guard (Indiana Pacers), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 1966-02-28 Vincent Askew, NBA guard/forward (Seattle Supersonics, Trailblazers)
  • 1966-03-04 Kevin Johnson, American NBA player (Phoenix Suns) and politician, born in Sacramento, California
  • 1966-03-12 Grant Long, NBA forward (Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1966-03-22 Brian Shaw, American NBA guard and coach (Orlando Magic, SF Warriors), born in Oakland, California
  • 1966-04-28 Jim Poole, American NBA pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1966-05-14 Pooh Richardson, NBA guard (LA Clippers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1966-05-17 Danny Manning, American basketball forward (NBA All-Star 1993, 94; NBA Sixth Man of the Year 1998; Phoenix Suns), born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • 1966-05-22 Donald Royal, American NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets, Orlando Magic), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1966-05-27 Eric Leckner, NBA center (Detroit Pistons)
  • 1966-06-25 Dikembe Mutombo, Congolese-American NBA center (Atlanta Hawks, Denver Nuggets), born in Leopoldville, Congo
  • 1966-06-28 Andrew Lang, American NBA center (Minnesota Timberwolves, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas
  • 1966-07-04 Adrian Caldwell, American NBA forward/center (Indiana Pacers), born in Falls County, Texas
  • 1966-07-11 Rod Strickland, NBA guard (Portland Trail Blazers, Wash Wizards)
  • 1966-07-23 Micheal Williams, American basketball point guard (NBA record consecutive free throws during regular season [97] 1993), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1966-08-09 Vinny Del Negro, American NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs) and coach (Chicago Bulls), born in Springfield, Massachusetts

Weddings in Sport

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