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Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks scored 50 points in a 102-90 win over the Miami Heat.
Thursday, April 2, 1998
Shaquille O'Neal of the Los Angeles Lakers scored 50 points in a 117-106 win over the New Jersey Nets.
Sunday, April 2, 1995
Dikembe Mutombo of the Denver Nuggets blocked 10 shots in a 104-101 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Tuesday, April 2, 1991
Kevin Johnson of the Phoenix Suns dished out 20 assists in a 131-117 win over the Utah Jazz.
Thursday, April 2, 1981
The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Indiana Pacers 96-85 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 2-0 series win.
Wednesday, April 2, 1969
The New York Knicks defeated the Baltimore Bullets 115-108 in the NBA Eastern Division Semifinals for a 4-0 series win.
Tuesday, April 2, 1968
The San Francisco Warriors defeated the St. Louis Hawks 111-106 in the NBA Western Division Semifinals for a 4-2 series win.
Thursday, April 2, 1953
The Minneapolis Lakers defeated the Fort Wayne Pistons 74-58 in the NBA Western Division Finals for a 3-2 series win.
Sunday, April 2, 1950
The Syracuse Nationals defeated the New York Knicks 91-80 in the NBA Eastern Division Finals for a 2-1 series win.
Saturday, April 2, 1949
The Washington Capitols defeated the New York Knicks 84-76 in the BAA Eastern Division Finals for a 2-1 series win.
Friday, April 2, 1948
The Chicago Stags defeated the Boston Celtics 81-74 in the BAA Quarterfinals for a 2-1 series win.