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Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Hassan Whiteside of the Miami Heat blocked 10 shots in a 103-91 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Rajon Rondo of the Boston Celtics dished out 20 assists in a 107-89 win over the Toronto Raptors.
Friday, November 17, 1989
Magic Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers dished out 24 assists in a 119-105 win over the Denver Nuggets.
Saturday, November 17, 1984
Purvis Short of the Golden State Warriors scored 59 points in a 131-114 loss to the New Jersey Nets.
Thursday, November 17, 1983
Magic Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers dished out 22 assists in a 127-114 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Friday, November 17, 1961
Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors scored 56 points in a 125-121 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers.
Thursday, November 17, 1955
5-time All-Star Tom Gola made his NBA debut for the Philadelphia Warriors in a 106-92 win over the Boston Celtics.
Saturday, November 17, 1945
12-time NBA All-Star Elvin Hayes was born in Rayville, Louisiana.