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Monday, March 6, 2000
Shaquille O'Neal of the Los Angeles Lakers scored 61 points in a 123-103 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.
Sunday, March 6, 1994
John Stockton of the Utah Jazz dished out 20 assists in a 103-92 win over the Phoenix Suns.
Saturday, March 6, 1993
Mookie Blaylock of the Atlanta Hawks dished out 23 assists in a 139-118 win over the Utah Jazz.
Wednesday, March 6, 1991
Bernard King of the Washington Bullets scored 50 points in a 104-93 loss to the Utah Jazz.
Wednesday, March 6, 1985
Johnny Moore of the San Antonio Spurs recorded 10 steals in a 108-102 win over the Indiana Pacers.
Saturday, March 6, 1982
George Gervin of the San Antonio Spurs scored 50 points in a 171-166 win over the Milwaukee Bucks.
The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 171-166 in the 2nd-highest scoring game in NBA history.
Tuesday, March 6, 1973
2-time NBA All-Star Michael Finley was born in Melrose Park, Illinois.
Monday, March 6, 1972
15-time NBA All-Star Shaquille O'Neal was born in Newark, New Jersey.
Saturday, March 6, 1965
Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia 76ers pulled down 43 rebounds in a 103-98 win over the Boston Celtics.
Wednesday, March 6, 1963
Wilt Chamberlain of the San Francisco Warriors scored 51 points in a 121-111 loss to the Chicago Zephyrs.
Sunday, March 6, 1960
1-time NBA All-Star Sleepy Floyd was born in Gastonia, North Carolina.