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Monday, January 29, 1990
1-time All-Star Anthony Mason made his NBA debut for the New Jersey Nets in a 108-88 loss to the Dallas Mavericks.
Friday, January 29, 1988
Benoit Benjamin of the Los Angeles Clippers blocked 10 shots in a 97-88 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.
Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls recorded 10 steals in a 120-93 win over the New Jersey Nets.
Tuesday, January 29, 1985
2-time NBA All-Star Marc Gasol was born in Barcelona, Spain.
Sunday, January 29, 1984
The East defeated the West 154-145 in the 34th NBA All-Star Game before 17,500 fans in Denver, CO.
Saturday, January 29, 1983
Kelly Tripucka of the Detroit Pistons scored 56 points in a 128-126 win over the Chicago Bulls.
Friday, January 29, 1965
Jerry West of the Los Angeles Lakers scored 53 points in a 137-133 win over the Cincinnati Royals.
Tuesday, January 29, 1963
Wilt Chamberlain of the San Francisco Warriors scored 62 points in a 123-103 win over the New York Knicks.
Friday, January 29, 1960
Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors pulled down 39 rebounds in a 124-116 win over the Boston Celtics.