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Friday, April 16, 1993
Scott Skiles of the Orlando Magic dished out 21 assists in a 113-110 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Thursday, April 16, 1987
Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls scored 61 points in a 117-114 loss to the Atlanta Hawks.
Tuesday, April 16, 1985
2-time NBA All-Star Luol Deng was born in Wow, South Sudan.
Sunday, April 16, 1978
The Seattle SuperSonics defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 111-102 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 2-1 series win.
Sunday, April 16, 1967
Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia 76ers pulled down 38 rebounds in a 126-95 win over the San Francisco Warriors.
Thursday, April 16, 1964
The San Francisco Warriors defeated the St. Louis Hawks 105-95 in the NBA Western Division Finals for a 4-3 series win.
Tuesday, April 16, 1963
Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics pulled down 38 rebounds in a 113-106 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
Wednesday, April 16, 1947
19-time NBA All-Star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was born in New York, New York.
Sunday, April 16, 1944
1-time NBA All-Star John Block was born in Los Angeles, California.