Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers scored 55 points in a 147-140 loss to the Denver Nuggets.
The Brooklyn Nets defeated the Boston Celtics 123-109 in the NBA Eastern Conference First Round for a 4-1 series win.
Damian Lillard sets a record for most 3-pt field goals in a playoff game with 12, in a loss to the Nuggets
Thursday, June 1, 2006
Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks scored 50 points in a 117-101 win over the Phoenix Suns.
Wednesday, June 1, 2005
4-time NBA All-Star George Mikan died at the age of 80.
The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Phoenix Suns 101-95 in the NBA Western Conference Finals for a 4-1 series win.
Tuesday, June 1, 2004
The Detroit Pistons defeated the Indiana Pacers 69-65 in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals for a 4-2 series win.
Record set for fewest points by both teams in the 1st half in a playoff game with 60, in a game between the Pacers and Pistons
Thursday, June 1, 1995
The Houston Rockets defeated the San Antonio Spurs 100-95 in the NBA Western Conference Finals for a 4-2 series win.
Friday, June 1, 1979
The Seattle SuperSonics won their 1st NBA championship with a 97-93 win over the Washington Bullets.