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.
|Mar. 3: Top 10|
Count down the best from the hardwood in Tuesday's top 10 plays.
|Mar 3: The Daily Zap|
Get the scoop from Tuesday's seven games in the Daily Zap.
|Play of the Day - LeBron James|
LeBron James comes up with the steal then takes the ball behind his back to avoid the defense and throws it down hard.
|Dunk of the Night - Kenneth Faried|
Kenneth Faried throws down an emphatic slam over Michael Carter-Williams off the feed from Ty Lawson.
|Nightly Notable - Rudy Gobert|
Rudy Gobert records a career-high 24 rebounds to go along with his 15 points in the Jazz's win over the Grizzlies.