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Thursday, February 3, 2011
LeBron James of the Miami Heat scored 51 points in a 104-100 win over the Orlando Magic.
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
7-time NBA All-Star Dick McGuire died at the age of 84.
Tuesday, February 3, 1987
Dominique Wilkins of the Atlanta Hawks scored 54 points in a 126-123 win over the Boston Celtics.
Wednesday, February 3, 1982
Geoff Huston of the Cleveland Cavaliers dished out 20 assists in a 108-104 win over the Indiana Pacers.
Sunday, February 3, 1980
The East defeated the West 144-136 in the 30th NBA All-Star Game before 19,035 fans in Landover, MD.
Tuesday, February 3, 1976
The East defeated the West 123-109 in the 26th NBA All-Star Game before 17,511 fans in Philadelphia, PA.
Saturday, February 3, 1968
1-time NBA All-Star Vlade Divac was born in Prijepolje, Serbia.
Friday, February 3, 1961
Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics pulled down 35 rebounds in a 123-109 win over the New York Knicks.
Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors scored 52 points in a 136-135 win over the Cincinnati Royals.