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Friday, December 16, 1994
Tim Hardaway of the Golden State Warriors dished out 22 assists in a 131-128 loss to the Orlando Magic.
Sunday, December 16, 1990
Magic Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers dished out 21 assists in a 115-112 win over the Indiana Pacers.
Sunday, December 16, 1979
Mike Newlin of the New Jersey Nets scored 52 points in a 115-112 loss to the Boston Celtics.
Saturday, December 16, 1967
Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia 76ers scored 68 points in a 143-123 win over the Chicago Bulls.
Friday, December 16, 1966
1-time NBA All-Star Clifford Robinson was born in Buffalo, New York.
Saturday, December 16, 1961
Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors scored 50 points in a 112-110 win over the Chicago Packers.
Tuesday, December 16, 1958
2-time NBA All-Star Jeff Ruland was born in Bayshore, New York.