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Friday, April 21, 1989
John Stockton of the Utah Jazz dished out 20 assists in a 91-89 loss to the Dallas Mavericks.
Fat Lever of the Denver Nuggets dished out 23 assists in a 139-121 win over the Golden State Warriors.
Thursday, April 21, 1988
Hakeem Olajuwon of the Houston Rockets blocked 10 shots in a 117-116 loss to the San Antonio Spurs.
Thursday, April 21, 1983
The New York Knicks defeated the New Jersey Nets 105-99 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 2-0 series win.
Tuesday, April 21, 1970
Oscar Robertson was traded from the Cincinnati Royals to the Milwaukee Bucks.
Saturday, April 21, 1951
The Rochester Royals won their 1st NBA championship with a 79-75 win over the New York Knicks.
Wednesday, April 21, 1948
The Baltimore Bullets won their 1st NBA championship with an 88-73 win over the Philadelphia Warriors.