'68- Wilt Chamberlain of Philadelphia became the first center in NBA history to lead the league in assists with a total of 702 for an average of 8.6 apg. Chamberlain called leading the league in assists one of the top achievements of his career.
'76- John Havlicek of the Boston Celtics became the first NBA player to score more than 1,000 points per season for 14 consecutive years.
'84- Indiana’s Butch Carter set an NBA record by scoring 14 points in an overtime period as the Pacers beat Boston 123-121.
'90- The Los Angeles Lakers retired Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s jersey #33 in honor of the NBA’s all-time leading scorer.
'97- The Denver Nuggets (16) and Seattle SuperSonics (13) combine to make 29 three-point field goals, a record for two teams in one game. Seattle posted a 123-97 victory.
'98- Karl Malone moved past Elvin Hayes (27,313) for fifth place on the NBA's all-time scoring list.