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On This Date: March 27

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Tuesday, March 27, 1984

Mark Eaton of the Utah Jazz blocked 10 shots in a 110-106 win over the Kansas City Kings.

Monday, March 27, 1961

The Chicago Packers selected Walt Bellamy with the first overall pick in the 1961 NBA draft.

Thursday, March 27, 1958

The St. Louis Hawks defeated the Detroit Pistons 120-96 in the NBA Western Division Finals for a 4-1 series win.

The Boston Celtics defeated the Philadelphia Warriors 93-88 in the NBA Eastern Division Finals for a 4-1 series win.

Sunday, March 27, 1955

The Fort Wayne Pistons defeated the Minneapolis Lakers 105-96 in the NBA Western Division Finals for a 3-1 series win.

The Syracuse Nationals defeated the Boston Celtics 110-94 in the NBA Eastern Division Finals for a 3-1 series win.

Saturday, March 27, 1954

The Syracuse Nationals defeated the Boston Celtics 83-76 in the NBA Eastern Division Finals for a 2-0 series win.