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Thursday, January 17, 2008
Marcus Camby of the Denver Nuggets blocked 11 shots in a 120-109 win over the Utah Jazz.
Steve Nash of the Phoenix Suns dished out 20 assists in a 106-98 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
Monday, January 17, 1983
Tree Rollins of the Atlanta Hawks blocked 10 shots in a 102-96 win over the New Jersey Nets.
Sunday, January 17, 1982
9-time NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade was born in Chicago, Illinois.
Wednesday, January 17, 1973
Rick Barry of the Golden State Warriors scored 51 points in a 123-117 win over the Houston Rockets.
Wednesday, January 17, 1962
Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors scored 62 points in a 136-130 win over the St. Louis Hawks.
Jerry West of the Los Angeles Lakers scored 63 points in a 129-121 win over the New York Knicks.
Tuesday, January 17, 1961
The West defeated the East 153-131 in the 11th NBA All-Star Game before 8,016 fans in Syracuse, NY.