Thursday, January 7, 2016
2-time NBA All-Star John Johnson died at the age of 68.
Saturday, January 7, 2006
Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers scored 50 points in a 112-109 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.
Saturday, January 7, 1995
John Stockton of the Utah Jazz dished out 20 assists in a 111-90 win over the Philadelphia 76ers.
Saturday, January 7, 1989
Larry Nance of the Cleveland Cavaliers blocked 11 shots in a 104-96 win over the New York Knicks.
Tuesday, January 7, 1986
Hakeem Olajuwon of the Houston Rockets blocked 11 shots in a 124-115 win over the Golden State Warriors.
Saturday, January 7, 1984
Purvis Short of the Golden State Warriors scored 57 points in a 154-133 win over the San Antonio Spurs.
Wednesday, January 7, 1981
Adrian Dantley of the Utah Jazz scored 51 points in a 121-117 win over the Denver Nuggets.
Sunday, January 7, 1962
Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors scored 55 points in a 137-112 loss to the St. Louis Hawks.