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On This Date: October 17

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Thursday, October 17, 2002

2-time NBA All-Star Fred Scolari died at the age of 80.

Saturday, October 17, 1970

5-time All-Star Pete Maravich made his NBA debut for the Atlanta Hawks in a 107-98 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.

Thursday, October 17, 1968

12-time All-Star Elvin Hayes made his NBA debut for the San Diego Rockets in a 128-110 win over the Seattle SuperSonics.

3-time All-Star Bob Kauffman made his NBA debut for the Seattle SuperSonics in a 128-110 loss to the San Diego Rockets.

Tuesday, October 17, 1967

2-time All-Star Jimmy Walker made his NBA debut for the Detroit Pistons in a 131-108 win over the Cincinnati Royals.

Saturday, October 17, 1964

7-time All-Star Willis Reed made his NBA debut for the New York Knicks in a 113-109 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers.

2-time All-Star Paul Silas made his NBA debut for the St. Louis Hawks in a 94-91 win over the Cincinnati Royals.