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Wednesday, March 21, 1990
Kevin Johnson of the Phoenix Suns dished out 20 assists in a 115-114 loss to the Charlotte Hornets.
Tuesday, March 21, 1978
George Johnson of the New Jersey Nets blocked 12 shots in a 117-114 loss to the New Orleans Jazz.
Sunday, March 21, 1976
2-time NBA All-Star Joe Fulks died at the age of 54.
Friday, March 21, 1975
Harvey Catchings of the Philadelphia 76ers blocked 10 shots in a 114-103 win over the Atlanta Hawks.
Sunday, March 21, 1965
Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics pulled down 36 rebounds in a 116-99 win over the Cincinnati Royals.
Wednesday, March 21, 1956
The St. Louis Hawks defeated the Minneapolis Lakers 116-115 in the NBA Western Division Semifinals for a 2-1 series win.
The Syracuse Nationals defeated the Boston Celtics 102-97 in the NBA Eastern Division Semifinals for a 2-1 series win.
Saturday, March 21, 1953
Bob Cousy of the Boston Celtics scored 50 points in a 111-105 win over the Syracuse Nationals.
The Boston Celtics defeated the Syracuse Nationals 111-105 in the NBA Eastern Division Semifinals for a 2-0 series win.
Monday, March 21, 1949
The Providence Steam Rollers selected Howie Shannon with the first overall pick in the 1949 BAA draft.