Monday, March 3, 2008

Today's Date in NBA History

(Boulder-CO) Today's date is March 3rd, and on this day:

'85- Kevin McHale of the Celtics connected on 22-of-28 field goal attempts and scored a team-record 56 points in a 138-129 victory over Detroit at Boston Garden. Nine days later against Atlanta, Larry Bird set a new Celtics single-game scoring record by hitting for 60 points.

'86- Mark Aguirre of the Mavericks scored 42 points, giving him back-to-back games of 40-plus points, as he led Dallas to a 139-138 double-overtime win over Phoenix.

'95- Phoenix forward A.C. Green moved past former NBA great Dolph Schayes and into third place on the all-time consecutive games played list, with 707, after playing 38 minutes and scoring 13 points in the Suns’ 122-118 overtime win over visiting Seattle.

'99- Milwaukee’s Dell Curry reached 1,000 three-pointers made in a 106-78 win over the Golden State Warriors.

Enjoy your day!

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