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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

2-time All-Star Paul George made his NBA debut for the Indiana Pacers in a 122-109 loss to the San Antonio Spurs.

4-time All-Star Blake Griffin made his NBA debut for the Los Angeles Clippers in a 98-88 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.

Tuesday, October 27, 1987

1-time NBA All-Star Andrew Bynum was born in Plainsboro, New Jersey.

Saturday, October 27, 1984

8-time NBA All-Star Larry Foust died at the age of 56.

12-time All-Star Hakeem Olajuwon made his NBA debut for the Houston Rockets in a 121-111 win over the Dallas Mavericks.

4-time All-Star Alvin Robertson made his NBA debut for the San Antonio Spurs in a 113-112 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.

1-time All-Star Otis Thorpe made his NBA debut for the Kansas City Kings in a 140-119 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.

Tuesday, October 27, 1964

Nate Thurmond of the San Francisco Warriors pulled down 37 rebounds in a 101-90 win over the Baltimore Bullets.

1-time All-Star Luke Jackson made his NBA debut for the Philadelphia 76ers in a 100-81 win over the St. Louis Hawks.

Saturday, October 27, 1962

Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics pulled down 35 rebounds in a 118-98 win over the Syracuse Nationals.

Friday, October 27, 1961

Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors scored 55 points in a 126-122 loss to the Syracuse Nationals.

Saturday, October 27, 1956

6-time All-Star Richie Guerin made his NBA debut for the New York Knicks in a 115-112 loss to the Boston Celtics.

6-time All-Star Tom Heinsohn made his NBA debut for the Boston Celtics in a 115-112 win over the New York Knicks.

4-time All-Star Willie Naulls made his NBA debut for the St. Louis Hawks in a 97-75 win over the Minneapolis Lakers.