Wilt Chamberlain scores 78 points, the third highest scoring game in NBA history, in the Philadelphia Warriors' 151-147 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers in three overtimes.
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Earl Campbell of Texas wins the Heisman Trophy, beating out Terry Miller (Oklahoma State), Ken MacAfee (Notre Dame) and Doug Williams (Grambling).
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Jack Sikma, playing for the Milwaukee Bucks, grabs his 10,000th career rebound, becoming only the 18th player in league history to accomplish the feat.
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Barry Bonds and the San Francisco Giants reach an agreement on a six-year, $43 million contract, the richest in major league history.
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Darryl Strawberry is indicted on tax evasion charges after failing to report approximately $500,000 in income earned through promotions and endorsements at card shows and other personal appearances
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Houston forward Charles Barkley's career comes to an end when he tears his left quadriceps in a game against Philadelphia.
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Shaquille O'Neal breaks a 40-year-old NBA record by missing all 11 of his free throw attempts against Seattle. Wilt Chamberlain missed all 10 of his free throw attempts against Detroit on Nov. 4, 1960.
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Born on this Day
Teresa Weatherspoon (1965) <br>Jeff George (1967) <br>Ron George (1967) <br>Tony Mayberry (1967) <br>Mike Mussina (1968) <br>Victor Green (1969) <br>Frank Shamrock (1972) <br>Kevin Harvick (1975) <br>Ryan Newman (1977) <br>Vernon Wells (1978) <br>Philip Rivers (1981) <br>Dwight Howard (1985, pictured) <br>
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