'49-Joe Fulks of Philadelphia scored 63 points in a 108-87 win over Indianapolis to set an NBA scoring record which would last for nearly a decade.
'52-The Baltimore Bullets played a full 48-minute game without making a single substitution, beating the Fort Wayne Pistons 82-77.
'91-The East team scored 45 second-quarter points--the most ever scored by the East in one quarter of All-Star play--en route to a 116-114 win over the West in the 41st annual All-Star Game in Charlotte. Charles Barkley of the East, the game’s MVP, had 22 rebounds, the most since Wilt Chamberlain grabbed 22 in 1967.
'98-Karl Malone passed Adrian Dantley for fifth place on the all-time free throws made list with 6,834.
'98-Atlanta's Lenny Wilken's earned his 1,100th career victory with a 108-100 defeat of Milwaukee.
'99-Golden State’s John Starks hit the 1,000th three-pointer of his career in an 89-82 loss to Seattle. Starks became the 15th player in NBA history to make 1,000 three-point field goals.
'02-The Lakers’ Kobe Bryant recorded 31 points on 12-for-25 shooting in 30 minutes and was the unanimous choice as Most Valuable Player, sparking the Western Conference to a 135-120 triumph in the 2002 NBA All-Star Game in Philadelphia.