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It is also the date of the 1989 NBA expansion draft, which saw teams allow the newly-formed Orlando Magic and Minnesota Timberwolves draft unprotected players from the already-existing teams in the NBA, each allowed to protect their favored players from being taken.

The Celtics saw big man Mark Acres taken from them in the draft, who had played two seasons for the team after signing with the franchise as a free agent in 1987.

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It is the birthday of former Boston big man Jérôme Moïso, drafted out of UCLA by the Celtics 11th overall in the 2000 NBA draft.

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