Posted Mar 4 2013 10:19AM
1962: Wilt Scores 100!
Wilt Chamberlain set the NBA single-game scoring record by tallying 100 points for the Philadelphia Warriors in a 169-147 victory over the New York Knicks.
Season of Giants: Remembering the 1961-62 season
NBA.com's 16-part series on the greatest season in NBA history.
1962: Baylor Scores 61 for Finals Record
1962: Elgin Baylor was a scoring machine in Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Boston Celtics, ringing up 61 points, a feat that remains a Finals record.
1963: Cousy Dribbles Out the Clock
Bob Cousy and the Celtics were called "too old," to win their fifth straight title, but the Houdini of the Hardwood proved them wrong in his final game.
1965: West Averages 46.3 Points vs. Bullets
The Baltimore Bullets were the victims of the greatest single-man assault in playoff history when Lakers' guard Jerry West averaged more than 46 points a game over six games of their Western Division Finals series.
1965: "Havlicek Stole the Ball!"
Celtics broadcaster Johnny Most made basketball's most famous call, describing John Havlicek's heroics in the closing seconds of Game 7 of the 1965 Eastern Division Finals.
1969: Boston Caps the Russell Era With 11th Title in 13 Years
Player-coach Bill Russell inspired Boston to one last title in '68-69 before retiring as the game's greatest champion.
|Thunder vs. Grizzlies |
Russell Westbrook scores 27 points and Kevin Durant adds 18 to lead the Thunder to a 116-100 victory over the Grizzlies on Wednesday night.
|Sixers vs. Timberwolves |
Kevin Love scores 26 points and grabs 15 rebounds in the Timberwolves 106-99 win over the Sixers.
|Jazz vs. Kings: First half|
The Jazz have 10 players who have scored and lead the Kings at halftime, 58-46.
|Steal and Score|
Lorenzo Brown gets the steal and rushes down the floor for the tough score.
|Clippers vs. Celtics |
Chris Paul goes for 22 points and hands out nine assists in the Clippers 96-88 win over the Celtics.