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On This Date: April 27

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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

The Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Denver Nuggets 100-97 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 4-1 series win.

The Miami Heat defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 97-91 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 4-1 series win.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

The Boston Celtics defeated the Miami Heat 96-86 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 4-1 series win.

The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Chicago Bulls 96-94 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 4-1 series win.

Monday, April 27, 2009

The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Utah Jazz 107-96 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 4-1 series win.

Friday, April 27, 2001

The Charlotte Hornets defeated the Miami Heat 94-79 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 3-0 series win.

Sunday, April 27, 1997

Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls scored 55 points in a 109-104 win over the Washington Bullets.

Monday, April 27, 1992

The Boston Celtics defeated the Indiana Pacers 102-98 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 3-0 series win.

Saturday, April 27, 1991

Magic Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers dished out 21 assists in a 109-98 win over the Houston Rockets.

Sunday, April 27, 1986

The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Washington Bullets 134-109 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 3-2 series win.

Friday, April 27, 1984

The New York Knicks defeated the Detroit Pistons 127-123 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 3-2 series win.

Wednesday, April 27, 1983

Johnny Moore of the San Antonio Spurs dished out 20 assists in a 126-109 win over the Denver Nuggets.

Sunday, April 27, 1980

The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Boston Celtics 105-94 in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals for a 4-1 series win.

Friday, April 27, 1979

The Phoenix Suns defeated the Kansas City Kings 120-99 in the NBA Western Conference Semifinals for a 4-1 series win.

Tuesday, April 27, 1976

The Phoenix Suns defeated the Seattle SuperSonics 123-112 in the NBA Western Conference Semifinals for a 4-2 series win.

Sunday, April 27, 1952

9-time NBA All-Star George Gervin was born in Detroit, Michigan.