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On This Date: April 29

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Sunday, April 29, 2012

Andrew Bynum of the Los Angeles Lakers blocked 10 shots in a 103-88 win over the Denver Nuggets.

Friday, April 29, 2011

The Memphis Grizzlies defeated the San Antonio Spurs 99-91 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 4-2 series win.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Dallas Mavericks 97-87 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 4-2 series win.

The Phoenix Suns defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 99-90 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 4-2 series win.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

The Denver Nuggets defeated the New Orleans Hornets 107-86 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 4-1 series win.

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Phoenix Suns 92-87 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 4-1 series win.

The New Orleans Hornets defeated the Dallas Mavericks 99-94 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 4-1 series win.

Sunday, April 29, 2007

Steve Nash of the Phoenix Suns dished out 23 assists in a 113-100 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.

The Chicago Bulls defeated the Miami Heat 92-79 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 4-0 series win.

Thursday, April 29, 2004

The Detroit Pistons defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 91-77 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 4-1 series win.

The Sacramento Kings defeated the Dallas Mavericks 119-118 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 4-1 series win.

Monday, April 29, 2002

The Sacramento Kings defeated the Utah Jazz 91-86 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-1 series win.

Sunday, April 29, 2001

5-time NBA All-Star Andy Phillip died at the age of 79.

The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 99-86 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-0 series win.

Saturday, April 29, 2000

The Miami Heat defeated the Detroit Pistons 91-72 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 3-0 series win.

Wednesday, April 29, 1998

The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Phoenix Suns 99-80 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-1 series win.

The Chicago Bulls defeated the New Jersey Nets 116-101 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 3-0 series win.

Tuesday, April 29, 1997

The Houston Rockets defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 125-120 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-0 series win.

Wednesday, April 29, 1992

Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls scored 56 points in a 119-114 win over the Miami Heat.

The Chicago Bulls defeated the Miami Heat 119-114 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 3-0 series win.

The Phoenix Suns defeated the San Antonio Spurs 101-92 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-0 series win.

Sunday, April 29, 1990

Hakeem Olajuwon of the Houston Rockets blocked 10 shots in a 104-100 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers.

Wednesday, April 29, 1987

5-time NBA All-Star Gus Johnson died at the age of 48.

The Detroit Pistons defeated the Washington Bullets 97-96 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 3-0 series win.

The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Denver Nuggets 140-103 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-0 series win.

Friday, April 29, 1983

2-time NBA All-Star David Lee was born in St. Louis, Missouri.

Wednesday, April 29, 1981

The Houston Rockets defeated the Kansas City Kings 97-88 in the NBA Western Conference Finals for a 4-1 series win.

Sunday, April 29, 1979

The Washington Bullets defeated the Atlanta Hawks 100-94 in the NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals for a 4-3 series win.

Thursday, April 29, 1976

The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Washington Bullets 87-85 in the NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals for a 4-3 series win.

Sunday, April 29, 1973

The New York Knicks defeated the Boston Celtics 94-78 in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals for a 4-3 series win.