On This Date in NBA History: December 22, The One-Millionth Point was Scored


Dec 3, 2013; Brooklyn, NY, USA; A ball goes through the hoop dwarmups before the start of the game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Denver Nuggets at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

1962 – It is not known who scored the one-millionth point in NBA history, but it was done on December 22, 1962. Three games were played that night: (1) New York Knicks 120, Boston Celtics 106; (2) Detroit Pistons 122, Chicago Zephyrs 110; and (3) San Francisco Warriors 123, Syracuse Nationals 118.

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