Michael Jordan scores a record six three-pointers in the first half as the Bulls beat the Trail Blazers, 122-89, in Game 1 of the NBA Finals in Chicago. Jordan scores a Finals record 35 in the first half and finishes with 39.
In Pontiac, Michigan, 61,983 people attend the Detroit Pistons' 125-108 win over the Boston Celtics. It is the largest crowd in NBA history. (The mark will later be broken by the Bulls in Atlanta on March 27, 1998.)