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Legendary Moments In NBA History: Golden State Warriors end 40-year NBA title drought

In the summer of 1975, Rick Barry, Clifford Ray, Butch Beard, Jamaal Wilkes, Charles Johnson and the rest of the Golden State Warriors were the biggest stars in the Bay Area. That crew swept the 60-win Washington Bullets in the 1975 Finals, giving the Warriors their first title since 1956.  After that Finals moment, thought, a long 40-year stretch of letdowns, ...

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Legendary Moments In NBA History: New York Knicks return to NBA Finals at last

During a two-decade long stretch in the 20th century, fans of the New York Knicks waited season after season for their team to return to The Finals stage after they won it all in 1974. Many seasons of heartbreak, disappointment and unfulfilled dreams spanned that 20-year stretch until June 5, 1994. It was on that date that Patrick Ewing and ...

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Legendary Moments in NBA History: Larry Bird and Dominique Wilkins battle in Game 7

* Box Score: Celtics 118, Hawks 116 On May 22, 1988, the Eastern Conference Semifinals between the Atlanta Hawks and Boston Celtics came down to a seventh game at Boston Garden. And while basketball is a team game, this one came down to an old-fashioned shootout between Atlanta’s Dominique Wilkins and Boston’s Larry Bird. “It was like two gunfighters waiting ...

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Legendary Moments In NBA History: Allen Iverson wins MVP in 2001

When it was all said and done for Allen Iverson’s NBA career, he amassed quite the list of accomplishments. From scoring (24,368 points, 25th all-time) to his place in Philadelphia 76ers lore (where he is among the all-time leader in several categories) to playoff runs (guiding the Sixers to a 2001 Finals berth) and more, Iverson left a legacy in ...

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