The Cincinnati Royals' Oscar Robertson finishes the season averaging a "triple double," the only time it's been accomplished.
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.)
Magic Johnson redefined the point-guard position in leading the Lakers to five NBA championships in the '80s. SportsCentury: Magic Johnson airs Thursday at 4 pm ET.