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Wednesday, April 8, 1987
Moses Malone of the Washington Bullets scored 50 points in a 118-109 win over the New Jersey Nets.
Saturday, April 8, 1978
John Lucas of the Houston Rockets dished out 20 assists in a 112-111 win over the Indiana Pacers.
Sunday, April 8, 1973
The New York Knicks defeated the Baltimore Bullets 109-99 in the NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals for a 4-1 series win.
Monday, April 8, 1963
2-time NBA All-Star Terry Porter was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Tuesday, April 8, 1952
The New York Knicks defeated the Syracuse Nationals 100-93 in the NBA Eastern Division Finals for a 3-1 series win.
Thursday, April 8, 1948
The Baltimore Bullets defeated the Chicago Stags 89-72 in the BAA Semifinals for a 2-0 series win.
Saturday, April 8, 1944
2-time NBA All-Star Jimmy Walker was born in Amherst, Virginia.
Monday, April 8, 1940
13-time NBA All-Star John Havlicek was born in Martins Ferry, Ohio.