Buffalo Braves in History

Events in Sport

  • 1970-10-14 Cleveland Cavaliers lose to Buffalo Braves in their 1st game 107-92
  • 1970-12-06 Cleveland Cavaliers 1st NBA home victory, beating Buffalo Braves 108-106
  • 1978-07-07 NBA approves franchise swap; Buffalo Braves owner John Y. Brown and Harry Mangurian acquire Boston Celtics, while the Celtics owner Irv Levin gets Braves, later moved to San Diego to become the Clippers

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1941-05-05 Howie Komives, NBA star (NY Knicks, Buffalo Braves)
  • 1951-09-25 Bob McAdoo, NBA player and coach (Los Angeles Lakers, NY Giants), born in Greensboro, North Carolina