'60- Boston Celtics standout Bill Russell hauled down an NBA Finals record 40 rebounds as the Celtics lost to St. Louis 113-103. On April 18, 1962, Russell matched his 40-rebound effort in a Game 7 overtime win against the Los Angeles Lakers that gave Boston the 1962 NBA championship.
'62- Elgin Baylor (45) and Jerry West (41) of the Lakers became the first teammates to both score 40 or more points in a Playoff game as the Lakers lost to Detroit 118-117 in a Western Division Finals game.
'90- Houston’s Hakeem Olajuwon became just the third NBA player (along with Nate Thurmond and Alvin Robertson) to record a quadruple-double, with 18 points, 16 rebounds, 10 assists and 11 blocks in the Rockets’ 120-94 win over Milwaukee. Four years later, David Robinson became the fourth NBA player to record a quadruple-double.
'96- Utah beat Vancouver 105-91, increasing the Grizzlies’ record losing streak to 20. Vancouver would extend its losing streak to an NBA record 23 games. The 23-game losing streak would be tied by the Denver Nuggets during the 1997-98 season.
'98- Indiana scored an NBA record-low 55 points (since the introduction of the 24-second shot clock) in a 74-55 loss to San Antonio. On April 10, 1999, the Chicago Bulls scored 49 points against Miami to set a new record low.