John Joseph McCarthy
1934 – An American Basketball player was born on the 25th day of April this year. He stands 6’1” and played as guard at Canisius College.
1956 – He was selected by the Rochester Royals in this year’s NBA Draft. He played a total of six seasons in the NBA — two for the Royals, three for the St. Louis Hawks, and one for the Boston Celtics.
1960 – He is the first of only three players in NBA history to record a triple-double in his playoff debut, with 13 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists against the Minneapolis Lakers this year.
1980 – He was later joined by Magic Johnson.
2006 – Then later on joined by LeBron James this year, then he would later coach the Buffalo Braves, his hometown team, for part of a season.
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