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Tuesday, March 31, 1992
Kevin Johnson of the Phoenix Suns dished out 20 assists in a 128-111 win over the Portland Trail Blazers.
Friday, March 31, 1989
Benoit Benjamin of the Los Angeles Clippers blocked 10 shots in a 109-106 win over the San Antonio Spurs.
Tuesday, March 31, 1987
Nate McMillan of the Seattle SuperSonics dished out 21 assists in a 132-129 win over the Sacramento Kings.
Monday, March 31, 1969
1-time NBA All-Star Steve Smith was born in Highland Park, Michigan.
Sunday, March 31, 1968
The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Chicago Bulls 122-99 in the NBA Western Division Semifinals for a 4-1 series win.
Wednesday, March 31, 1965
The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Cincinnati Royals 119-112 in the NBA Eastern Division Semifinals for a 3-1 series win.
Tuesday, March 31, 1959
The Cincinnati Royals selected Bob Boozer with the first overall pick in the 1959 NBA draft.
Saturday, March 31, 1923
1-time NBA All-Star Don Barksdale was born in Oakland, California.