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Friday, April 7, 2006
Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers scored 51 points in a 107-96 loss to the Phoenix Suns.
Tuesday, April 7, 1998
Shawn Bradley of the Dallas Mavericks blocked 13 shots in a 99-91 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.
Karl Malone of the Utah Jazz scored 56 points in a 101-99 win over the Golden State Warriors.
Thursday, April 7, 1994
Dikembe Mutombo of the Denver Nuggets blocked 11 shots in a 104-90 win over the Seattle SuperSonics.
Sunday, April 7, 1974
The Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 114-92 in the NBA Western Conference Semifinals for a 4-1 series win.
Monday, April 7, 1969
The Milwaukee Bucks selected Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with the first overall pick in the 1969 NBA draft.
The Atlanta Hawks defeated the San Diego Rockets 108-106 in the NBA Western Division Semifinals for a 4-2 series win.
Saturday, April 7, 1956
The Philadelphia Warriors won their 2nd NBA championship with a 99-88 win over the Fort Wayne Pistons.