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On This Date: June 8

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Sunday, June 8, 1986

The Boston Celtics won their 16th NBA championship with a 114-97 win over the Houston Rockets.

Tuesday, June 8, 1982

The Los Angeles Lakers won their 8th NBA championship with a 114-104 win over the Philadelphia 76ers.

Monday, June 8, 1981

Otis Birdsong was traded from the Kansas City Kings to the New Jersey Nets.

Tuesday, June 8, 1976

The Houston Rockets selected John Lucas with the first overall pick in the 1976 NBA draft.