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On This Date: May 6

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Saturday, May 6, 2006

The Phoenix Suns defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 121-90 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 4-3 series win.

Friday, May 6, 2005

The Washington Wizards defeated the Chicago Bulls 94-91 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 4-2 series win.

Friday, May 6, 1994

The Houston Rockets defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 92-89 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-1 series win.

The New York Knicks defeated the New Jersey Nets 102-92 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 3-1 series win.

Thursday, May 6, 1993

The New York Knicks defeated the Indiana Pacers 109-100 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 3-1 series win.

Sunday, May 6, 1990

The New York Knicks defeated the Boston Celtics 121-114 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 3-2 series win.

The Phoenix Suns defeated the Utah Jazz 104-102 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-2 series win.

Friday, May 6, 1988

The Boston Celtics defeated the New York Knicks 102-94 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 3-1 series win.

The Utah Jazz defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 111-96 in the NBA Western Conference First Round for a 3-1 series win.

Tuesday, May 6, 1986

The Boston Celtics defeated the Atlanta Hawks 132-99 in the NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals for a 4-1 series win.

Monday, May 6, 1985

7-time NBA All-Star Chris Paul was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Thursday, May 6, 1965

The San Francisco Warriors selected Fred Hetzel with the first overall pick in the 1965 NBA draft.