Tuesday, May 10, 2011

This Day in Sports History - 5/10/1987

Sleepy Floyd scores 29 points for the Golden State Warriors in the fourth quarter of a 129 - 121 win over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinals. Golden State, down by three games, begins the fourth quarter trailing by 14 points. In the final 12 minutes, Floyd scores 12 field goals, including 9 in a span of 4:25, to finish the contest with 51 points. His 29 points in one quarter and 39 in one half both set NBA playoff records. Game 5 will go to the Lakers, 118 - 106.

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