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Friday, March 16, 2007
Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers scored 65 points in a 116-111 win over the Portland Trail Blazers.
Sunday, March 16, 2003
Allan Houston of the New York Knicks scored 50 points in a 120-111 win over the Milwaukee Bucks.
Thursday, March 16, 1989
4-time NBA All-Star Blake Griffin was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Sunday, March 16, 1975
Elmore Smith of the Los Angeles Lakers blocked 10 shots in a 111-95 win over the Golden State Warriors.
Friday, March 16, 1973
Geoff Petrie of the Portland Trail Blazers scored 51 points in a 141-128 win over the Houston Rockets.
Sunday, March 16, 1958
The Detroit Pistons defeated the Cincinnati Royals 124-104 in the NBA Western Division Semifinals for a 2-0 series win.