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Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Deron Williams of the New Jersey Nets dished out 21 assists in a 107-105 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Sunday, April 5, 2009
Jason Kidd of the Dallas Mavericks dished out 20 assists in a 140-116 win over the Phoenix Suns.
Tuesday, April 5, 1994
Dikembe Mutombo of the Denver Nuggets blocked 11 shots in a 92-91 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers.
Rod Strickland of the Portland Trail Blazers dished out 20 assists in a 135-113 win over the Phoenix Suns.
Sunday, April 5, 1981
The Houston Rockets defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 89-86 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 2-1 series win.
The Kansas City Kings defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 104-95 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 2-1 series win.
Wednesday, April 5, 1978
Kevin Porter of the New Jersey Nets dished out 20 assists in a 129-121 loss to the Denver Nuggets.
Sunday, April 5, 1970
The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Chicago Bulls 113-107 in the NBA Western Division Semifinals for a 4-1 series win.
Saturday, April 5, 1969
The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the San Francisco Warriors 118-78 in the NBA Western Division Semifinals for a 4-2 series win.
Wednesday, April 5, 1967
Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia 76ers pulled down 41 rebounds in a 115-104 win over the Boston Celtics.
Monday, April 5, 1965
Jerry West of the Los Angeles Lakers scored 52 points in a 118-115 win over the Baltimore Bullets.
Thursday, April 5, 1962
The Boston Celtics defeated the Philadelphia Warriors 109-107 in the NBA Eastern Division Finals for a 4-3 series win.