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Bill Russell Plays Final Game

Bill Russell Plays Final Game

Jun 5, 2012

On May 5, 1969, Bill Russell, legendary NBA player, would play the final game of his career in typical Bill Russell fashion. The Final Game The aging Celtics entered the playoffs as the fourth-seed in the Eastern Conference and their regular-season record was their worst in over a decade. They upset the Philadelphia 76ers and the New York Knicks to reach the...

NBA Finals History

NBA Finals History

Apr 18, 2012

NBA Finals History Year NBA Champion Opponent Result Most Valuable Player 2012 Miami Heat Oklahoma City Thunder 4-1 LeBron James 2011 Dallas Mavericks Miami Heat 4-2 Dirk Nowitzki 2010 Los Angeles Lakers Boston Celtics 4-3 Kobe Bryant 2009 Los Angeles Lakers Orlando Magic 4-1 Kobe Bryant 2008 Boston Celtics Los Angeles Lakers 4-2 Paul Pierce 2007 San Antonio...