New Orleans Jazz in History

Events in Sport

  • 1974-10-17 NBA New Orleans Jazz begin a 28 game road losing streak
  • 1975-01-04 New Orleans Jazz set a then NBA record (with 24-second shot clock) by scoring only 20 points in the first half of a 111-89 loss in Seattle; unwanted record stands for nearly 25 years

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1975-02-08 Pete Maravich scores 47 points as the New Orleans Jazz end a 28 game NBA road losing streak with a 106-102 win over the Hawks in Atlanta

NBA Guard Pete Maravich
NBA Guard
Pete Maravich

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1951-10-04 Truck Robinson, American basketball forward (NBA All Star 1978, 81; New Orleans Jazz; NBA rebound leader 1978), born in Jacksonville, Florida

Deaths in Sport

  • 2013-03-15 Terry Lightfoot, British clarinetist and bandleader (New Orleans Jazzmen), dies at 77