Thursday, January 19, 2006
Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers scored 51 points in a 118-109 loss to the Sacramento Kings.
Saturday, January 19, 1980
Freeman Williams of the San Diego Clippers scored 51 points in a 137-123 loss to the Phoenix Suns.
Sunday, January 19, 1975
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar of the Milwaukee Bucks scored 50 points in a 122-108 win over the Portland Trail Blazers.
Tuesday, January 19, 1971
Elvin Hayes of the San Diego Rockets pulled down 35 rebounds in a 117-113 loss to the New York Knicks.
Saturday, January 19, 1963
1-time NBA All-Star Michael Adams was born in Hartford, Connecticut.
Friday, January 19, 1962
Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors scored 53 points in a 136-125 win over the Detroit Pistons.