1969 – The Boston Celtics are sold for $6 million. At the time, that was the most a professional basketball team had ever been sold for.
1976 – Antoine Walker is born in Chicago. Walker played 12 seasons in the NBA – most notably with the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat – as well as in 3 NBA All-Star games (1 start). Walker averaged 17.5 points, 7.7 rebounds and 3.5 assists for his career.