Philadelphia's Wilt Chamberlain scores 73 points to lead the host Warriors to a 135-117 win over the Chicago Packers. The 73 points was, at the time, the most points ever scored by an NBA player in a regulation game, and it remains tied for the third-highest total in NBA history.
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Miami beats Minnesota 24-7 in Super Bowl VIII behind fullback Larry Csonka's 145 yards rushing to claim their second straight championship.
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Michael Jordan announces his retirement from the NBA for the second time.
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The Atlanta Hawks retire Dominique Wilkins' No. 21 in ceremonies before a cheering, packed house at Philips Arena. Wilkins joined Bob Pettit and Lou Hudson as the only Hawks to have their numbers retired.
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The NFL fines Randy Moss $10,000 for pretending to pull down his pants and moon the Green Bay Packer crowd during a playoff win the previous weekend.
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Tom B Gola (1933) Kent Hull (1961) Kelly Hrudey (1961) Kevin Mitchell (1962) Marcus Turner (1966) Robert Wilson (1969) Kevin Foster (1969) John Flannery (1969) Dan Footman (1969) Richard Woodley (1972) Byron "Bam" Morris (1972) Nikolai Khabibulin (1973) Sergei Brylin (1974) Matt Lepsis (1974) James Posey (1977, pictured) Michael Rupp (1980) Reggie Brown (1981) Darrell Rasner (1981) Ronny Turiaf (1983) Marc Staal (1987)
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