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Wednesday, April 4, 1990
Mark Price of the Cleveland Cavaliers dished out 20 assists in a 101-95 win over the Atlanta Hawks.
Thursday, April 4, 1985
Isiah Thomas of the Detroit Pistons dished out 20 assists in a 130-121 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.
Friday, April 4, 1980
The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Washington Bullets 112-104 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 2-0 series win.
Tuesday, April 4, 1978
John Williamson of the New Jersey Nets scored 50 points in a 129-121 win over the Indiana Pacers.
Tuesday, April 4, 1972
The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Chicago Bulls 108-97 in the NBA Western Conference Semifinals for a 4-0 series win.
Sunday, April 4, 1971
The Baltimore Bullets defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 128-120 in the NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals for a 4-3 series win.
The Milwaukee Bucks defeated the San Francisco Warriors 136-86 in the NBA Western Conference Semifinals for a 4-1 series win.
Friday, April 4, 1969
The Boston Celtics defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 93-90 in the NBA Eastern Division Semifinals for a 4-1 series win.
Wednesday, April 4, 1951
The New York Knicks defeated the Syracuse Nationals 83-81 in the NBA Eastern Division Finals for a 3-2 series win.
Tuesday, April 4, 1939
3-time NBA All-Star Bill Bridges was born in Hobbs, New Mexico.