Back in Time: February 16
San Francisco Warrior Rick Barry scores 52 points against Chicago, marking his second consecutive 50-point game.
Wilt Chamberlain becomes the first NBA player to reach 30,000 points during a 110-109 loss to Phoenix.
Roger Clemens inks a three year, $7.5 million deal with the Red Sox.
During a 105-85 victory over Golden State, Sacramento's Mitch Richmond scores his 15,000th career point.
Jeff Gordon becomes the youngest driver to win the Daytona 500.
O.J. Simpson's 1968 Heisman Trophy is sold for $230,000. A court judgment ordered the trophy to be sold to help settle a $33.5 million civil judgment against Simpson for the deaths of his ex-wife and her friend.
Philadelphia head coach Larry Brown notches his 1,000th professional basketball coaching victory when the 76ers defeat the Los Angeles Clippers, 108-93. Brown had 771 coaching wins in the NBA and 229 in the ABA.
Born on this Day
Herb Williams (1958) <br>Kelly Tripuka (1959) <br>John McEnroe (1959, pictured) <br>Mark Price (1964) <br>John Valentin (1967) <br>Cecil Gray (1968) <br>Jerome Bettis (1972) <br>Ahman Green (1977) <br>Qyntel Woods (1981)