Friday, June 9, 2017
Record set for most points by both teams in the 1st half in a playoff game with 154, in a game between the Warriors and Cavaliers
The Cavaliers set the record for most points in the 1st half in a playoff game with 86, in a 137-116 win over the Warriors
The Cavaliers set the record for most points in the 1st quarter in a playoff game with 49, in a 137-116 win over the Warriors
Saturday, June 9, 2012
The Miami Heat defeated the Boston Celtics 101-88 in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals for a 4-3 series win.
Thursday, June 9, 2011
1-time NBA All-Star Mike Mitchell died at the age of 55.
Friday, June 9, 2000
Shaquille O'Neal sets a record for most free throw attempts in a playoff game with 39, in a win over the Pacers
Sunday, June 9, 1985
The Los Angeles Lakers won their 9th NBA championship with a 111-100 win over the Boston Celtics.
Tuesday, June 9, 1981
The Dallas Mavericks selected Mark Aguirre with the first overall pick in the 1981 NBA draft.
Friday, June 9, 1978
The Portland Trail Blazers selected Mychal Thompson with the first overall pick in the 1978 NBA draft.
Thursday, June 9, 1977
3-time NBA All-Star Peja Stojaković was born in Slavonska Pozega, Croatia.
Monday, June 9, 1952
2-time NBA All-Star Billy Knight was born in Braddock, Pennsylvania.