On This Date 2/27/1959

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It is more than a passing fancy for Bob Cousy, as the Boston Celtics guard established an NBA record with 28 assists. Cousy’s 28 dimes, allow the Celtics to curb stomp the Minneapolis Lakers 173-139 in a game that was played in Providence. Bob Cousy’s 28 assists would stand as the single-game record for 19 years and is still ranked third in NBA history.

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