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This Day In Kentucky Sports History

40 Years Ago Today – April 24, 1977

- Newport, Ky. native Dave Cowens pours in 37 points and grabs 21 rebounds to lead the Boston Celtics to a 124-119 Eastern Conference playoff win over the Philadelphia 76ers. George McGinnis led the way for the 76ers with 27 points and Julius Erving chipped in with 23. The Celtics win evens the series at two game apiece.