- 1970 - The Cincinnati Royals trade Oscar Robertson to the Milwaukee Bucks for Flynn Robinson and Charlie Paulk.
- 1986 - Right: Michael Jordan sets an NBA single-game playoff scoring record with 63 points as the Chicago Bulls lose to the Boston Celtics, 135-131, in double overtime in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference First Round. Jordan shoots 22-of-41 from the field and 19-of-21 from the free throw line in his record performance, breaking Elgin Baylor’s previous mark of 61 points in a playoff game, set during the Lakers’ 126-121 (non-overtime) win in the 1962 NBA Finals. After the game, Boston’s Larry Bird shook his head and proclaimed "That was God disguised as Michael Jordan."
- 2005 - As of the end of the 2004-05 NBA season, NBA team rosters featured 76 international players (both active and injured) from 34 countries and territories.
- 2009 - In Game 2 of the NBA Eastern Conference First Round the Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls 118-115 after Ray Allen hit a 3 pointer with 2 seconds left.