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On This Date: May 2

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Thursday, May 2, 2013

The Golden State Warriors defeated the Denver Nuggets 92-88 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 4-2 series win.

Sunday, May 2, 2010

The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 95-74 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 4-3 series win.

Saturday, May 2, 2009

The Boston Celtics defeated the Chicago Bulls 109-99 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 4-3 series win.

Friday, May 2, 2008

The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Washington Wizards 105-88 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 4-2 series win.

The Utah Jazz defeated the Houston Rockets 113-91 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 4-2 series win.

Wednesday, May 2, 2007

The Phoenix Suns defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 119-110 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 4-1 series win.

The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Denver Nuggets 93-78 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 4-1 series win.

Friday, May 2, 2003

The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the New Orleans Hornets 107-103 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 4-2 series win.

Thursday, May 2, 2002

The Detroit Pistons defeated the Toronto Raptors 85-82 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 3-2 series win.

The New Jersey Nets defeated the Indiana Pacers 120-109 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 3-2 series win.

Wednesday, May 2, 2001

The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Indiana Pacers 88-85 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 3-1 series win.

The Sacramento Kings defeated the Phoenix Suns 89-82 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-1 series win.

Tuesday, May 2, 2000

The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 85-77 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-1 series win.

The Phoenix Suns defeated the San Antonio Spurs 89-78 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-1 series win.

Saturday, May 2, 1998

The Seattle SuperSonics defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 97-84 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-2 series win.

Friday, May 2, 1997

The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 95-91 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-1 series win.

Thursday, May 2, 1996

The Houston Rockets defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 102-94 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-1 series win.

The Seattle SuperSonics defeated the Sacramento Kings 101-87 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-1 series win.

Tuesday, May 2, 1995

The Indiana Pacers defeated the Atlanta Hawks 105-89 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 3-0 series win.

The Phoenix Suns defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 117-109 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-0 series win.

The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Denver Nuggets 99-95 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-0 series win.

Monday, May 2, 1994

The Indiana Pacers defeated the Orlando Magic 99-86 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 3-0 series win.

Thursday, May 2, 1991

The Utah Jazz defeated the Phoenix Suns 101-93 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-1 series win.

Wednesday, May 2, 1990

2-time NBA All-Star Paul George was born in Palmdale, California.

Tuesday, May 2, 1989

The Golden State Warriors defeated the Utah Jazz 120-106 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-0 series win.

The New York Knicks defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 116-115 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 3-0 series win.

The Detroit Pistons defeated the Boston Celtics 100-85 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 3-0 series win.

The Phoenix Suns defeated the Denver Nuggets 130-121 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-0 series win.

Monday, May 2, 1983

The Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Boston Celtics 107-93 in the NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals for a 4-0 series win.

Sunday, May 2, 1982

The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Phoenix Suns 112-107 in the NBA Western Conference Semifinals for a 4-0 series win.

Wednesday, May 2, 1979

The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 111-108 in the NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals for a 4-3 series win.

Monday, May 2, 1977

The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Denver Nuggets 108-92 in the NBA Western Conference Semifinals for a 4-2 series win.

Sunday, May 2, 1976

The Boston Celtics defeated the Buffalo Braves 104-100 in the NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals for a 4-2 series win.

Thursday, May 2, 1968

The Boston Celtics won their 10th NBA championship with a 124-109 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.

Saturday, May 2, 1953

3-time NBA All-Star Jamaal Wilkes was born in Berkeley, California.