Friday, December 13, 2019
James Harden of the Houston Rockets scored 54 points in a 130-107 win over the Orlando Magic.
Thursday, December 13, 2018
James Harden of the Houston Rockets scored 50 points in a 126-111 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
Thursday, December 13, 2001
6-time NBA All-Star Larry Costello died at the age of 70.
Wednesday, December 13, 1995
Hakeem Olajuwon of the Houston Rockets blocked 10 shots in a 100-89 win over the Vancouver Grizzlies.
Tuesday, December 13, 1994
Willie Burton of the Philadelphia 76ers scored 53 points in a 105-90 win over the Miami Heat.
Tuesday, December 13, 1983
Tree Rollins of the Atlanta Hawks blocked 10 shots in a 94-89 win over the Washington Bullets.
Kiki Vandeweghe of the Denver Nuggets scored 51 points in a 186-184 loss to the Detroit Pistons.
The Detroit Pistons defeated the Denver Nuggets 186-184 in the highest scoring game in NBA history.
The Nuggets set the record for most points allowed in a game with 186, in a 184-186 loss to the Pistons
Record set for most points by both teams in a game with 370, in a game between the Pistons and Nuggets
The Pistons set the record for most points in a game with 186, in a 186-184 win over the Nuggets
Wednesday, December 13, 1961
Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors scored 52 points in a 123-113 loss to the Boston Celtics.
Elgin Baylor of the Los Angeles Lakers scored 52 points in a 137-136 win over the St. Louis Hawks.
Saturday, December 13, 1952
2-time NBA All-Star Larry Kenon was born in Birmingham, Alabama.
Tuesday, December 13, 1938
5-time NBA All-Star Gus Johnson was born in Akron, Ohio.