National Basketball Association History (Part 5)

Basketball Leagues: NCAA - WNBA

Related Topics: NBA All-Star Game - NBA Championship

Events in Sport

Events 401 - 470 of 470

Sports record brokenNBA Record

2012-01-17 LeBron James becomes youngest player in NBA history to record 20,000 career points during the Miami Heat's 92-75 victory over Golden State; James, 28 years, 17 days, passes Kobe Bryant, 29 years, 122 days

Basketball Player LeBron James
Basketball Player
LeBron James
  • 2012-06-21 NBA Finals: Miami Heat win their second NBA title; beat Oklahoma City Thunder, 121-106 in Game 5; MVP: LeBron James
  • 2012-06-28 NBA Draft: Kentucky center Anthony Davis first pick New Orleans Pelicans
  • 2013-06-20 NBA Finals: Miami Heat beat San Antonio Spurs, 95-88 in Game 7 for back-to-back titles; MVP: LeBron James for second straight year
  • 2013-06-27 NBA Draft: UNLV power forward Anthony Bennett first pick Cleveland Cavaliers

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2014-02-01 American businessman and lawyer Adam Silver becomes the 5th NBA Commissioner

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver
NBA Commissioner
Adam Silver
  • 2014-06-26 NBA Draft: Kansas small forward Andrew Wiggins first pick by Cleveland Cavaliers
  • 2014-08-01 Indiana Pacers NBA super-star Paul George suffers a gruesome compound fracture of his lower right leg in a Team USA scrimmage
  • 2015-01-23 Golden State guard Klay Thompson scores the most NBA points in a quarter (37) and most 3-pointers in a quarter (9) in Warrior's 126-101 win over Sacramento Kings
  • 2015-01-31 Atlanta Hawks set a new NBA monthly win record as they move to 17-0 for January, with a 91-85 win against the Philadelphia 76ers

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2015-05-04 Golden State Warrior Stephen Curry is named MVP for the 2014-15 NBA season

Basketball Superstar Stephen Curry
Basketball Superstar
Stephen Curry
  • 2015-05-26 Cleveland Cavaliers win the NBA Eastern Conference
  • 2015-05-27 Golden State Warriors win the NBA Western Conference
  • 2015-06-16 NBA Finals: Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers, 105-97 in Game 6 for first title in 40 years and their 4th in franchise history; MVP: Andre Iguodala
  • 2015-06-25 NBA Draft: Kentucky center Karl-Anthony Towns first pick by Minnesota Timberwolves

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2015-11-30 NBA star Kobe Bryant (LA Lakers) announces his intention to retire at the end of the season

NBA Guard Kobe Bryant
NBA Guard
Kobe Bryant

  • 2016-01-03 Jimmy Butler breaks Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls record for points in an NBA half, scoring 40 of his 42 points in the second half to lead the Bulls in a 115-113 victory over the Toronto Raptors
  • 2016-04-01 The Golden State Warriors NBA record winning home run ends at 54 games with a 109-106 defeat to the Boston Celtics; the loss at Oracle Arena was the Warriors’ first since January 2015
  • 2016-06-19 NBA Finals: Cleveland Cavaliers win first title beating defending champion Golden State Warriors, 93-89 in Game 7; first team to overcome 3–1 deficit; MVP: LeBron James
  • 2016-06-23 NBA Draft: LSU point guard Ben Simmons first pick by Philadelphia 76ers
  • 2017-02-19 NBA All Star Game, Smoothie King Centre, New Orleans, LA: West beats East, 192-182; MVP: Anthony Davis, New Orleans Pelicans, F
  • 2017-06-13 Warriors win 2nd NBA title in 3 years over the Cavaliers (129-120)
  • 2017-06-22 NBA Draft: Washington point guard Markelle Fultz first pick by Philadelphia 76ers
  • 2018-01-23 LeBron James becomes the 7th and youngest (33 years 24 days) to reach the 30,000 NBA point milestone during 114-102 loss to San Antonio Spurs
  • 2018-01-30 Houston forward James Harden puts up highest scoring triple-double in NBA history (60 points, 10 rebounds, 11 assists) as the Rockets beat Orlando Magic, 114-107 in Houston
  • 2018-01-31 Houston guard James Harden becomes first player in NBA history to log a 60-point triple-double with 60 points, 10 rebounds, 11 assists, 4 steals and a block in Rockets' 114-107 win over Orlando Magic
  • 2018-02-15 Denver's Serbian center Nikola Jokić records fastest triple double in NBA history (14 minutes, 33 seconds) in the Nuggets' 134-123 win at Milwaukee; Jokić finishes with 30 points, 17 assists, 15 rebounds
  • 2018-02-18 NBA All Star Game, Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA: Team LeBron beats Team Curry, 148-145; MVP: LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers, F
  • 2018-06-03 Golden State guard Stephen Curry breaks Ray Allen's NBA Finals record for most 3-pointers with 9 in the Warriors 122-103 Game 2 win over Cleveland Cavaliers
  • 2018-06-06 LeBron James eclipses Michael Jordan's record (109) for most 30-point games in NBA playoff history in Cleveland Cavaliers' 110-102 Game 3 Finals loss to Golden State Warriors
  • 2018-06-08 NBA Finals: Golden State Warriors claim 3rd title in 4 years with a 108-85 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers for 4-0 sweep; MVP: Kevin Durant for second straight year
  • 2018-06-21 NBA Draft: Arizona center Deandre Ayton first pick by Phoenix Suns
  • 2018-07-01 NBA super star LeBron James agrees to a 4-year $154m deal with the LA Lakers, moving from Cleveland Cavaliers
  • 2018-10-29 Golden State shooting guard Klay Thompson breaks NBA record previously held by teammate Stephen Curry for most 3-pointers in a game with 14 in Warriors' 149-124 win over the Bulls in Chicago
  • 2018-11-15 LeBron James passes Wilt Chamberlain for 5th on the NBA's career scoring list with 44 points for the LA Lakers in 126-117 victory over Portland Trail Blazers at the Staples Center, Los Angeles
  • 2018-12-13 German basketball forward Dirk Nowitzki takes the court for his record 21st NBA season with the Dallas Mavericks, surpassing Kobe Bryant's 20 seasons with the LA Lakers

  • 2018-12-19 Houston Rockets set NBA single-game record with 26 three-pointers in 136-118 victory over Washington Wizards; 8 players hit from deep as Rockets shoot 26-of-55 (47.3%); James Harden leads charge, shooting 6-of-11 on 3s
  • 2018-12-31 Houston guard James Harden scores 43 points in Rockets' 113-101 win over Memphis Grizzlies; 4th straight NBA game with 40+ points and 8th straight with 35+; joins Oscar Robertson as only player with at least 35 points & 5 assists in 8 straight games
  • 2019-01-05 Golden State and Sacramento combine for 41 3-pointers in Warriors' 127-123 win; set new NBA record for 3s in a game; Stephen Curry hits 10 triples while Buddy Hield leads Kings with 8, Justin Jackson adds 5
  • 2019-01-13 Houston guard James Harden scores 38 points in Rockets' 116-108 loss to Orlando; 16th straight game with 30+ points matching Kobe Bryant's NBA record streak; also goes 1 for 17 from 3-point arc, tying record for most misses
  • 2019-01-16 Golden State guard Stephen Curry first player in NBA history to hit 8+ three-point FGs in 3 consecutive games; goes 9-of- 17 three's in Warriors' 147-140 win over New Orleans; teams combine for NBA record 43 3-pointers
  • 2019-01-16 Houston guard James Harden becomes first player to score 55+ points in back-to-back NBA games since Wilt Chamberlain (1962); scores 58 in 145-142 OT loss to Brooklyn; 18 straight games with 30+ points
  • 2019-01-21 Golden State guard Klay Thompson sets an NBA record by making his first 10 attempts from 3-point range as the Warriors beat the LA Lakers, 130-111; Thompson scores 44 points
  • 2019-01-31 Blockbuster NBA trade: NY Knicks send Kristaps Porziņģis, Tim Hardaway Jr., Courtney Lee & Trey Burke to Dallas Mavericks for Dennis Smith Jr., DeAndre Jordan, Wesley Matthews & 2 future 1st-round picks
  • 2019-02-14 OKC guard Russell Westbrook makes a triple-double (44 points, 14 rebounds, 11 assists) in an NBA record 11th consecutive game as the Thunder go down, 131-122 in New Orleans
  • 2019-02-17 NBA All Star Game, Spectrum Centre, Charlotte, NC: Team LeBron beats Team Giannis, 178-164; MVP: Kevin Durant GS Warriors, F
  • 2019-02-25 James Harden's scoring streak of games with at least 30 points ends at 32 as he scores 28 in the Rockets' 119-111 win over Atlanta in Houston; 2nd longest mark in NBA history
  • 2019-03-06 LeBron James scores his 32,293rd point in the 2nd quarter of a Lakers' 115-99 loss to Denver in LA to pass Michael Jordan into 4th place on the NBA all-time point scoring list
  • 2019-03-18 40-year old Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki overtakes Wilt Chamberlain to go 6th with 31,424 points on the NBA scorers' list; Mavs suffer 129-125 OT loss to New Orleans Pelicans
  • 2019-03-19 Houston Rockets guard James Harden becomes first player in NBA history to score at least 30 points against all 29 opponents in a single season with 31 in a 121-105 win over the Atlanta Hawks
  • 2019-04-02 OKC guard Russell Westbrook becomes 2nd player in NBA history to have 20+ points, rebounds and assists in a game; records 20-20-21 in 119-103 win over LA Lakers
  • 2019-04-03 San Antonio coach Geg Popovich is ejected after an NBA record low 63 seconds in the Spurs 113-85 loss in Denver; receives 2 technical fouls in a verbal confrontation with a referee
  • 2019-04-05 OKC guard Russell Westbrook becomes first player in NBA history to average a triple-double for the third consecutive season during the Thunder's 123-110 win at home over Detroit Pistons

Sports record brokenNBA Record

2019-04-07 Retiring NBA legends Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas) and Dwyane Wade (Miami) play their final home games, both victories; Magic Johnson sensationally quits as LA Lakers president of basketball operations; Houston Rockets convert NBA record 27 three-point field goals in 149-113 win over Phoenix

NBA Legend Magic Johnson
NBA Legend
Magic Johnson
  • 2019-04-13 Gregg Popovich surpasses Lenny Wilkens to became the all-time winningest coach in NBA history with his 1,413th win as San Antonio Spurs beat Denver Nuggets, 101-96 in Western Conference Playoffs
  • 2019-04-15 Los Angeles Clippers overcome an NBA record 31-point deficit to score an improbable 135-131 Game 2 playoff victory over the Golden State Warriors in Oakland; shooting guard Lou Williams 36 points

  • 2019-06-15 In a blockbuster NBA trade, the New Orleans Pelicans send forward Anthony Davis to the LA Lakers for Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart & 3 future 1st round draft picks including 2019 #4
  • 2019-06-20 NBA Draft: Duke power forward Zion Williamson first pick by New Orleans Pelicans

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019-06-30 Brooklyn Nets load up on elite NBA talent on first day of free agency; sign Kevin Durant from Golden State, Kyrie Irving from Boston and DeAndre Jordan from NY Knicks

NBA Player Kyrie Irving
NBA Player
Kyrie Irving
  • 2019-07-06 LA Clippers acquire 2 NBA megastars in one day; Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard from Toronto in free agency, and Paul George from OKC for an unprecedented trade bounty of players and picks
  • 2019-07-23 Nike's Jordan Brand signs 2019 NBA #1 draft pick Zion Williamson to richest multiyear sponsorship deal for a rookie in history; estimated 7 years for $75 million
  • 2019-10-23 All Star point guard Kyrie Irving pours in 50 points, setting a new NBA record for points on debut with a new team as his Brooklyn Nets go down 127-126 at home to the Minnesota Timberwolves
  • 2019-11-19 LeBron James hits 25 points, 11 rebounds & 10 assists as LA Lakers' beat Oklahoma City Thunder, 112-107 to become first player in NBA history to record a triple-double against all 30 franchises
  • 2020-02-16 NBA All Star Game, United Center, Chicago, IL: Team LeBron beats Team Giannis, 157-155; MVP: Kawhi Leonard, LA Clippers, F
  • 2020-02-24 Memorial service for NBA star Kobe Byrant held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles
  • 2020-03-11 NBA suspends 2019-20 season until further notice after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tests positive for COVID-19

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2020-08-26 Milwaukee Bucks forfeit their NBA playoff game after the shooting of Jacob Blake, leading to the NBA postponing more games

Victim of Police Brutality Jacob Blake
Victim of Police Brutality
Jacob Blake
  • 2020-10-11 NBA Finals: LA Lakers beat Miami Heat 106-93 in Game 6 to win record equalling 17th title; MVP: LeBron James; first to win the award with 3 different teams
  • 2020-12-29 Milwaukee Bucks break NBA record for most 3-pointers made by a team in a single game with 29 in a dominant 144-97 victory over the Heat in Miami
  • 2020-12-30 San Antonio assistant Becky Hammon becomes first female to coach an NBA team after Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich is ejected in a 121-107 loss to the LA Lakers

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 660

  • 1970-03-24 Marques Bragg, NBA forward (Minnesota Timberwolves)
  • 1970-04-06 Oliver Miller, NBA forward/center (Toronto Raptors)
  • 1970-04-16 Walt Williams, American NBA forward and guard (Toronto Raptors, Miami Heat), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1970-05-05 LaPhonso Ellis, American NBA forward (Denver Nuggets), born in East St. Louis, Illinois
  • 1970-05-09 Doug Christie, NBA guard/forward (Toronto Raptors)
  • 1970-05-15 Keith Tower, NBA center (LA Clippers)
  • 1970-05-17 Hubert Davis, NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks, NY Knicks)
  • 1970-05-17 Todd Mundt, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1970-05-20 Terrell Brandon, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • 1970-05-26 Sam Mack, NBA forward/guard (Houston Rockets, Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • 1970-06-02 Eric Riley, American NBA center (Dallas Mavericks, Minnesota Timberwolves), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1970-06-12 Lee Mayberry, American NBA guard (Milwaukee Bucks, Vancouver Grizzlies), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1970-06-15 Zan Tabak, NBA center (Toronto Raptors)
  • 1970-06-17 Ron "Popeye" Jones, American NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks, Toronto Raptors), born in Dresden, Tennessee
  • 1970-06-22 Rastko Cvetkovic, NBA center (Denver Nuggets)
  • 1970-06-23 A C Earl, NBA center (Toronto Raptors)
  • 1970-07-06 Antonio Harvey, American NBA center/forward (LA Clippers), born in Pascagoula, Mississippi
  • 1970-07-14 Mark Strickland, American NBA forward (Miami Heat), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1970-08-25 Robert Horry, NBA forward (LA Lakers, Houston Rockets)
  • 1970-08-27 Reggie Slater, NBA forward (Toronto Raptors)
  • 1970-08-31 James Robinson, NBA guard (LA Clippers, Portland Trail Blazers)
  • 1970-09-03 George Lynch, American basketball forward and college coach (Charlotte/NO Hornets; UNC NCAA title 1993), born in Roanoke, Virginia
  • 1970-09-08 Clarence Weatherspoon, American NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers), born in Crawford, Mississippi
  • 1970-09-26 Trevor Ruffin, American NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1970-09-30 Eric Piatkowski, NBA guard/forward (LA Clippers)
  • 1970-10-07 Harold Ellis, English NBA forward (Denver Nuggets), born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1970-10-09 Kenny Anderson, American NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets, Portland Trailblazers), born in Queens, New York
  • 1970-10-12 Charlie Ward, American basketball guard (NBA: NY Knicks) and College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1993, Florida State), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • 1970-10-14 Jim Jackson, NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks, Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1970-11-14 David Wesley, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets, Boston Celtics)
  • 1970-11-26 Greg Graham, American NBA guard (NJ Nets), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1970-11-26 John Amaechi, English psychologist and NBA player (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1970-12-03 Lindsey Hunter, American basketball guard (NBA C'ship 2002, 04; LA Lakers, Detroit Pistons), born in Utica, Mississippi
  • 1970-12-10 Bryant Stith, American NBA guard (Denver Nuggets), born in Emporia, Virginia
  • 1970-12-12 Ivano Newbill, American NBA center (Vancouver Grizzlies), born in Sedalia, Missouri
  • 1970-12-15 Lawrence Funderburke, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)
  • 1970-12-15 Mitchell Butler, NBA guard (Washington Bullets, Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • 1970-12-18 Lucious Harris, NBA guard (NJ Nets, Dallas Mavericks)
  • 1970-12-30 Kevin Salvadori, NBA center (Sacramento Kings)
  • 1970-12-31 Bryon Russell, American NBA forward (Utah Jazz), born in San Bernardino, California
  • 1971-01-12 Scott Burrell, American NBA guard/forward (Chicago Bulls, Charlotte Hornets), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1971-01-21 Doug Edwards, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • 1971-02-06 Carlos Rogers, American NBA forward/center (Toronto Raptors), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1971-02-14 Gheorghe Muresan, American NBA center (Washington Bullets/Wizards), born in Tritenii de Jos, Romania
  • 1971-03-06 Darrick Martin, NBA guard (LA Clippers, Minnesota Timberwolves)
  • 1971-03-12 Isaiah Rider, American NBA guard/forward (Minn Timberwolves, Port Trailblazers), born in Oakland, California
  • 1971-03-28 Wesley Person, NBA guard, 1994-2005 (Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers, and 5 other teams), born in Brantley, Alabama
  • 1971-04-13 Charles "Bo" Outlaw, American NBA forward (LA Clippers, Orlando Magic), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1971-04-20 Allan Houston, American basketball player (NY Knicks, Detroit Pistons), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1971-04-30 B J Tyler, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors)
  • 1971-05-05 Harold Miner, American NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Inglewood, California
  • 1971-06-14 Bruce Bowen, American NBA guard (Boston Celtics), born in Merced, California
  • 1971-06-20 Rodney Rogers, NBA forward (LA Clippers)
  • 1971-06-28 Bobby Hurley, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1971-07-17 Calbert Cheaney, American NBA player (Washington Bullets/Wizards), born in Evansville, Indiana
  • 1971-07-25 Tracy Murray, American NBA forward (Toronto Raptors, Wash Wizards), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1971-09-06 Anthony Goldwire, American NBA guard (Denver Nuggets), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • 1971-09-08 Greg Minor, American NBA guard (Boston Celtics), born in Sandersville, Georgia
  • 1971-09-12 Terry Dehere, American politician and NBA guard (Sacramento Kings), born in NYC, New York
  • 1971-09-23 Eric Montross, NBA center (Detroit Pistons)
  • 1971-10-05 Chris Whitney, American basketball guard (Wash Wizards), born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky
  • 1971-10-08 Monty Williams, American basketball head coach and executive (Phoenix Suns 2019; New Orleans Hornets / Pelicans 2010-15) and NBA forward/guard (San Antonio Spurs), born in Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • 1971-10-20 Eddie Jones, NBA guard/forward (LA Lakers)
  • 1971-10-22 Anthony "Pig" Miller, NBA forward (LA Lakers, Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1971-10-28 John Coker, NBA center (Phoenix Suns)
  • 1971-11-23 Vin Baker, NBA forward (Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Lake Wales, Florida
  • 1971-11-27 Nick Van Exel, American NBA guard (LA Lakers), born in Kenosha, Winconsin
  • 1971-12-31 Brent Barry, American NBA guard (LA Clippers), born in Hempstead, New York
  • 1972-01-21 Howard Nathan, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1972-02-06 Shawn Respert, American NBA guard (Milwaukee Bucks, Toronto Raptors), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1972-02-23 Jamie Watson, NBA forward (Utah Jazz), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1972-02-26 Clint McDaniel, American NBA guard (Sacramento Kings), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1972-03-05 Brian Grant, NBA forward (Portland Trailblazers, Sacramento Kings)

Person of interestShaquille O'Neal

1972-03-06 Shaquille O'Neal, American Basketball Hall of Fame center (4-time NBA champion, 3-time NBA Finals MVP, Olympic gold 1996), born in Newark, New Jersey

Basketball Player Shaquille O'Neal
Basketball Player
Shaquille O'Neal
  • 1972-03-22 Shawn Bradley, German American NBA center 7ft 6 in tall (Dallas Mavericks, NJ Nets, Space Jams), born in Landstuhl, West Germany
  • 1972-03-25 Lawrence Moten, NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • 1972-03-28 Michael Smith, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)
  • 1972-04-07 Malcolm Huckaby, NBA guard (Miami Heat)
  • 1972-05-25 Antonio Lang, American NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • 1972-06-06 Frankie King, NBA guard (LA Lakers)
  • 1972-06-14 Rick Brunson, NBA guard (Portland Trailblazers)
  • 1972-06-16 Shawnelle Scott, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • 1972-07-17 Donny Marshall, American NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1972-07-17 Eric Williams, American NBA forward (Denver Nuggets, Boston Celtics), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1972-07-18 Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway, NBA guard (Orlando, Olympic gold 1996), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1972-07-30 Jim McIlvaine, American NBA center (Washington Bullets, Seattle Supersonics), born in Racine, Wisconsin
  • 1972-08-14 Ed O'Bannon, American NBA forward (NJ Nets), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1972-08-25 Tony Dumas, NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks)
  • 1972-08-26 Sherell Ford, NBA forward (Seattle Supersonics)
  • 1972-09-11 Mark Pope, American NBA forward (Indiana Pacers), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1972-10-02 Aaron McKie, American basketball guard and coach (NBA 6th Man of the Year 2001; Portland Trail Blazers, Philadelphia 76ers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-10-05 Grant Hill, American basketball player (Det Pistons, Olympic gold 1996), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1972-10-10 Yinka Dare, Nigerian NBA center (NJ Nets), born in Kano, Nigeria (d. 2004)
  • 1972-10-11 Cherokee Parks, American NBA center (Dallas Mavericks, Minn Timberwolves), born in Huntington Beach, California
  • 1972-10-15 Fred Hoiberg, American NBA guard (Indiana Pacers), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1972-11-29 Jamal Mashburn, NBA forward (Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks), born in The Bronx, New York City
  • 1972-12-02 Alan Henderson, American basketball forward (NBA Most Improved Player 1998; Atlanta Hawks), born in Morgantown, West Virginia
  • 1972-12-30 Loren Meyer, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Dallas Mavericks)
  • 1973-01-10 Glenn Robinson, American NBA forward (Milw, Olympic gold 1996), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1973-01-18 Junior Burrough, American NBA forward (Boston Celtics), born in Charlotte, North Carolina

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