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Sunday, June 19, 2016
The Cleveland Cavaliers won their 1st NBA championship with a 93-89 win over the Golden State Warriors.
Monday, June 19, 2000
The Los Angeles Lakers won their 12th NBA championship with a 116-111 win over the Indiana Pacers.
Tuesday, June 19, 1984
The Houston Rockets selected Hakeem Olajuwon with the first overall pick in the 1984 NBA draft.
Monday, June 19, 1978
13-time NBA All-Star Dirk Nowitzki was born in Wurzburg, Germany.
Monday, June 19, 1967
Rick Barry signed as a free agent with the Oakland Oaks.