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On This Date: May 28

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Friday, May 28, 2010

The Boston Celtics defeated the Orlando Magic 96-84 in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals for a 4-2 series win.

Wednesday, May 28, 1997

The Chicago Bulls defeated the Miami Heat 100-87 in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals for a 4-1 series win.

Thursday, May 28, 1992

The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Utah Jazz 105-97 in the NBA Western Conference Finals for a 4-2 series win.

Sunday, May 28, 1989

Magic Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers dished out 20 assists in a 122-117 win over the Phoenix Suns.

Alvin Robertson was traded from the San Antonio Spurs to the Milwaukee Bucks.

The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Phoenix Suns 122-117 in the NBA Western Conference Finals for a 4-0 series win.

Tuesday, May 28, 1974

The Portland Trail Blazers selected Bill Walton with the first overall pick in the 1974 NBA draft.

Sunday, May 28, 1967

3-time NBA All-Star Glen Rice was born in Flint, Michigan.

Saturday, May 28, 1938

14-time NBA All-Star Jerry West was born in Chelyan, West Virginia.