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Friday, December 15, 2006
Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers scored 53 points in a 112-101 win over the Houston Rockets.
Saturday, December 15, 2001
Andre Miller of the Cleveland Cavaliers dished out 22 assists in a 94-91 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers.
Friday, December 15, 1989
Magic Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers dished out 21 assists in a 119-110 win over the Boston Celtics.
Sunday, December 15, 1985
The Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Sacramento Kings 140-82 for the 8th-largest margin of victory in NBA history.
Friday, December 15, 1972
Tiny Archibald of the Kansas City-Omaha Kings dished out 21 assists in a 140-132 win over the Detroit Pistons.
Tuesday, December 15, 1964
Wilt Chamberlain of the San Francisco Warriors scored 58 points in a 134-132 win over the New York Knicks.
Saturday, December 15, 1962
Elgin Baylor of the Los Angeles Lakers scored 52 points in a 113-104 win over the San Francisco Warriors.
Thursday, December 15, 1960
Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics pulled down 37 rebounds in a 115-105 win over the Syracuse Nationals.
Wednesday, December 15, 1948
3-time NBA All-Star Charlie Scott was born in New York, New York.