This Day in Browns History: Original Browns win farewell game in Cleveland Stadium

December 29, Dallas' Bubba Wells recorded six fouls in three minutes of a loss to Chicago. Buck Williams becomes only the 20th player in NBA history to collect 10, rebounds in his career as Portland defeats Golden State, December 11, The NBA announces that it will cease using the new synthetic ball in use since the season began , and revert to the old leather one.

Green Bay. Houston's Clyde Drexler became the fifth player in NBA history to reach 2, career steals, after picking up four against Toronto. Gus Williams of the Washington Bullets recorded his 1,th steal during a loss to the Los Angeles Clippers to become, at the time, the NBA's all-time leader in that category. New York: Name required. And Giffels will never forget the sight of Art's wife, a woman in her 70's, a woman he had come to know through the communion of football, fighting to hold herself together.

It's another example of an increasingly common occurrence in North American sports. The Los Angeles Clippers scored just 19 points in the first half against the Los Angeles Lakers, snapping a nearly year old record for fewest points in the first half of a game held by the New Orleans Jazz.

The Packers defeated the Browns that day Sign Up. December 5, Karl Malone of the Utah Jazz converted a finger roll in the lane for two points, moving past Wilt Chamberlain and into second place on the NBA's all-time scoring list. The Philadelphia 76ers, behind Jeff Malone's game-high 34 points, posted a road win at Miami to become the third NBA franchise joining Boston and the Los Angeles Lakers to reach 2, victories.

December 9, Jerry Sloan was named head coach of the Utah Jazz, replacing Frank Layden, who resigned as head coach.

No one knew when football might return to Cleveland, or if it ever would, and so the final game at Municipal Stadium took on a funereal tint.

This Date In The NBA: December

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Get the star map showing the sky over this special date. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar scored 15 points to become the first player in NBA history to surpass 32, career points in the Lakers' victory over Golden State. Jordan moved ahead of Moses Malone, who had scored 27, points in 19 seasons.

I'm not the bad guy. Toronto's Alvin Robertson picks up three steals in the Raptors' loss at Boston, becoming the third NBA player to move past 2, career steals. Worthy, who played in regular-season and playoff games for the Lakers over 12 seasons, was also a member of NBA Championship teams in , '87 and ' Hersey Hawkins of the Seattle SuperSonics became part of basketball history when he scored the 7,,th point in NBA history off a foot jumper with 7: Cleveland Browns seasons.

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