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On This Date: March 23

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Friday, March 23, 2012

Kevin Love of the Minnesota Timberwolves scored 51 points in a 149-140 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Friday, March 23, 2007

Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers scored 50 points in a 111-105 win over the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets.

Thursday, March 23, 2006

Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks scored 51 points in a 122-121 loss to the Golden State Warriors.

Friday, March 23, 2001

Keon Clark of the Toronto Raptors blocked 12 shots in a 112-86 win over the Atlanta Hawks.

Monday, March 23, 1992

2-time NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving was born in Melbourne, Australia.

Saturday, March 23, 1991

Michael Adams of the Denver Nuggets scored 54 points in a 140-136 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.

Sunday, March 23, 1980

Kevin Porter of the Washington Bullets dished out 24 assists in a 119-114 win over the Detroit Pistons.

Friday, March 23, 1979

Eddie Jordan of the New Jersey Nets recorded 10 steals in a 110-98 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers.

Saturday, March 23, 1974

Fred Brown of the Seattle SuperSonics scored 58 points in a 139-137 win over the Golden State Warriors.

Friday, March 23, 1973

10-time NBA All-Star Jason Kidd was born in San Francisco, California.

Monday, March 23, 1970

The Detroit Pistons selected Bob Lanier with the first overall pick in the 1970 NBA draft.

Thursday, March 23, 1961

Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics pulled down 39 rebounds in a 133-110 win over the Syracuse Nationals.

Sunday, March 23, 1958

Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics pulled down 40 rebounds in a 106-92 win over the Philadelphia Warriors.

Wednesday, March 23, 1955

12-time NBA All-Star Moses Malone was born in Petersburg, Virginia.

Monday, March 23, 1953

The Minneapolis Lakers defeated the Indianapolis Olympians 81-79 in the NBA Western Division Semifinals for a 2-0 series win.

Sunday, March 23, 1952

The Syracuse Nationals defeated the Philadelphia Warriors 84-73 in the NBA Eastern Division Semifinals for a 2-1 series win.

Thursday, March 23, 1950

The Syracuse Nationals defeated the Philadelphia Warriors 59-53 in the NBA Eastern Division Semifinals for a 2-0 series win.

Wednesday, March 23, 1949

The Rochester Royals defeated the St. Louis Bombers 66-64 in the BAA Western Division Semifinals for a 2-0 series win.