National Basketball Association History (Part 5)

Basketball Leagues: NCAA - WNBA

Related Topics: NBA All-Star Game - NBA Championship

Events in Sport

Events 401 - 476 of 476

NBA Finals

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

Sports History

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

  • 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

Sports History

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

  • 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

Sports History

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

  • 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

NBA Finals

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

NBA 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

  • 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

Sports History

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

Sports History

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

  • 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

Album Release

2019-10-11 NBA YoungBoy releases the album mixtape "AI YoungBoy 2" which debuts at #1 on the US Billboard 200

  • 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

Sports History

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

  • 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

Sports History

2021-03-07 NBA All Star Game, State Farm Arena, Atlanta, GA: Team LeBron beats Team Durant, 170-150; MVP: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks F

  • 2021-07-20 NBA Finals: Milwaukee Bucks beat Phoenix Suns, 105-98 in Game 6 to win first title in 50 years (1971); MVP: Giannis Antetokounmpo, 50 points in Game 6
  • 2021-12-14 Steph Curry makes his 2,974th three-point shot to pass Ray Allen as the NBA's greatest career 3-point shooter during Golden State Warriors' 105-96 win over NY Knicks at Madison Square Garden
  • 2022-01-01 Chicago Bulls forward DeMar DeRozen becomes first player in NBA history to hit buzzer-beaters on consecutive days; hits 3-pointers to beat Washington Wizards, 120-119 and previous night Indiana Pacers, 108-106
  • 2022-03-19 LeBron James moves past Karl Malone (36,909) into second on NBA's all-time scoring list with 38 points in LA Lakers' 127-119 loss to Washington Wizards; Kareem Abdul-Jabbar leads (38,387)
  • 2022-06-16 NBA Finals: Golden State Warriors beat Boston Celtics, 103-90 for a 4-2 series win; Warriors' 4th title in 8 years; MVP: Stephen Curry

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 673

  • 1970-01-25 Chris Mills, American NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers, NY Knicks), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1970-02-07 Stanley Roberts, NBA center (LA Clippers, Minn Timberwolves)
  • 1970-02-08 Alonzo Mourning, American NBA executive and center (Miami Heat, Charlotte Hornets), born in Chesapeake, Virginia
  • 1970-02-12 Dell Demps, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs), born in Long Beach, Canada
  • 1970-02-22 Adam Keefe, American NBA forward (Utah Jazz), born in Irvine, California
  • 1970-02-26 Sasha Danilovic, Serbian NBA guard (Miami Heat), born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 1970-03-12 Rex Walters, NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers, Miami Heat)
  • 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, American basketball point guard (NBA All-Star 1996, 97 Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 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, 1992-2004 (Dallas Mavericks, Toronto Raptors, and 4 other teams), and assistant coach, 2013-present (4 teams), 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)
  • 1970-08-31 James Robinson, American NBA guard (LA Clippers, Portland Trail Blazers), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • 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, American NBA player (LA Clippers), born in Steubenville, Ohio
  • 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
  • 1970-12-31 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
  • 1971-02-06 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
  • 1971-07-18 Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway, American basketball guard (NBA All-Star 1995–98; All-NBA First Team 1995, 96; Olympic gold 1996; Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns, NY Knicks), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 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, American NBA guard/forward (LA Lakers), born in Pompano Beach, Florida
  • 1971-10-28 John Coker, NBA center (Phoenix Suns)
  • 1971-11-23 Vin Baker, American 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 basketball guard (NBA C'ship 2005, 07 San Antonio Spurs), executive (SA Spurs) and broadcaster (NBA on TNT), born in Hempstead, New York
  • 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)

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

  • 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)
  • 1972-07-17 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
  • 1972-07-30 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)
  • 1972-09-11 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, American 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
  • 1973-01-20 Jalen Rose, American NBA guard (Denver Nuggets), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1973-01-28 Jerome Allen, American NBA guard (Minnesota Timberwolves) and coach, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1973-01-28 Joe Stephens, NBA forward (Houston Rockets)

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