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On This Date: April 24

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Sunday, April 24, 2011

The Boston Celtics defeated the New York Knicks 101-89 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 4-0 series win.

Sunday, April 24, 1994

David Robinson of the San Antonio Spurs scored 71 points in a 112-97 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.

Friday, April 24, 1992

John Stockton of the Utah Jazz dished out 21 assists in a 115-97 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.

Thursday, April 24, 1986

The Denver Nuggets defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 116-112 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-1 series win.

Wednesday, April 24, 1985

The Detroit Pistons defeated the New Jersey Nets 116-115 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 3-0 series win.

Tuesday, April 24, 1984

The Boston Celtics defeated the Washington Bullets 99-96 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 3-1 series win.

Sunday, April 24, 1983

The Boston Celtics defeated the Atlanta Hawks 98-79 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 2-1 series win.

The Denver Nuggets defeated the Phoenix Suns 117-112 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 2-1 series win.

Saturday, April 24, 1982

The Phoenix Suns defeated the Denver Nuggets 124-119 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 2-1 series win.

Thursday, April 24, 1975

The Golden State Warriors defeated the Seattle SuperSonics 105-96 in the NBA Western Conference Semifinals for a 4-2 series win.

The Boston Celtics defeated the Houston Rockets 128-115 in the NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals for a 4-1 series win.

Wednesday, April 24, 1974

The Boston Celtics defeated the New York Knicks 105-94 in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals for a 4-1 series win.

Tuesday, April 24, 1973

The Philadelphia 76ers selected Doug Collins with the first overall pick in the 1973 NBA draft.

Monday, April 24, 1967

The Philadelphia 76ers won their 2nd NBA championship with a 125-122 win over the San Francisco Warriors.

Friday, April 24, 1964

Wilt Chamberlain of the San Francisco Warriors pulled down 38 rebounds in a 98-95 loss to the Boston Celtics.

Wednesday, April 24, 1963

The Boston Celtics won their 6th NBA championship with a 112-109 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.

Saturday, April 24, 1954

The Baltimore Bullets selected Frank Selvy with the first overall pick in the 1954 NBA draft.

Friday, April 24, 1953

The Baltimore Bullets selected Ray Felix with the first overall pick in the 1953 NBA draft.