Saturday, December 4, 1982
Adrian Dantley of the Utah Jazz scored 57 points in a 131-124 win over the Chicago Bulls.
Friday, December 4, 1964
Walt Bellamy of the Baltimore Bullets pulled down 37 rebounds in a 108-106 win over the St. Louis Hawks.
Monday, December 4, 1961
Elgin Baylor of the Los Angeles Lakers scored 50 points in a 131-120 win over the Syracuse Nationals.
Friday, December 4, 1959
Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics pulled down 38 rebounds in a 122-107 win over the New York Knicks.
Tuesday, December 4, 1956
4-time NBA All-Star Bernard King was born in Brooklyn, New York.
Saturday, December 4, 1954
Neil Johnston of the Philadelphia Warriors pulled down 39 rebounds in a 79-73 win over the Syracuse Nationals.