Today in NBA History – Aug 24
1965 – Reggie Miller is born in California. Reggie Miller was the long time leader for the most three pointers made in NBA history with 2,560 makes until Ray Allen passed him recently. Miller is known for his amazing offensive skill sets and his rivalry with Spike Lee, a New York Knicks super fan. Miller was a 5x NBA All-Star and played 18 seasons in the NBA – all with the Indiana Pacers – and retired averaging 18.2 points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists per game.
1979 – Michael Redd is born in Ohio. Redd was a member of the 2008 United States Men’s basketball team that won a Gold Medal in Beijing. Redd played his first 11 seasons with the Milwaukee Bucks and played last season with the Phoenix Suns. Currently he is an unrestricted free agent and has a career average of 19 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.1 assists.
2008 – The USA Men’s basketball team, A.K.A. The Redeem Team, beat Spain 118-107 in the Gold Medal Game at the Beijing Olympics.
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