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On This Date: May 21

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Monday, May 21, 2012

The Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 106-90 in the NBA Western Conference Semifinals for a 4-1 series win.

Sunday, May 21, 2006

The Detroit Pistons defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 79-61 in the NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals for a 4-3 series win.

Sunday, May 21, 2000

The New York Knicks defeated the Miami Heat 83-82 in the NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals for a 4-3 series win.

Sunday, May 21, 1995

The Indiana Pacers defeated the New York Knicks 97-95 in the NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals for a 4-3 series win.

Saturday, May 21, 1994

The Houston Rockets defeated the Phoenix Suns 104-94 in the NBA Western Conference Semifinals for a 4-3 series win.

The Utah Jazz defeated the Denver Nuggets 91-81 in the NBA Western Conference Semifinals for a 4-3 series win.

Saturday, May 21, 1988

John Stockton of the Utah Jazz dished out 20 assists in a 109-98 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers.

The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Utah Jazz 109-98 in the NBA Western Conference Semifinals for a 4-3 series win.

Wednesday, May 21, 1986

The Houston Rockets defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 114-112 in the NBA Western Conference Finals for a 4-1 series win.

Sunday, May 21, 1978

1-time NBA All-Star Jamaal Magloire was born in Toronto, Canada.