June 8, 1982 in Sport

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • 36th NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Philadelphia 76ers, 4 games to 2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dickson Etuhu, Nigerian footballer
  • Nadia Petrova, Russian tennis player

Deaths in Sport

  • Satchel Paige, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (5-time Negro League, 2-time MLB All Star), dies of a heart attack at 75