January 7, 1972 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • Los Angeles Lakers defeat the Atlanta Hawks, 134-90 for their 33rd straight win, the longest winning streak in major professional sports

Birthdays in Sport

  • Aaron John Mcintosh, New Zealand sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Chuck Levy, American football running back (SF 49ers), born in
  • Donald Brashear, American NHL left wing (Montreal Canadiens), born in Bedford, Indiana

Deaths in Sport

  • Clarence Passailaigue, Jamaican cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies at 70