Take a stroll down memory lane by checking out what major events unfolded on this date in NBA history.

June 22, 1994
Led by Hakeem Olajuwon’s 25 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, Houston defeated New York 90-84 in Game 7 of the NBA Finals at The Summit, giving the Rockets their first NBA championship in the 27-year history of the franchise. Olajuwon averaged 26 9 points, 9 1 rebounds and 3.86 blocks for the series and was unanimously voted the Finals MVP, the first player to ever win the Defensive Player of the Year and both the regular season and Finals MVP awards in the same season. The game was also the Knicks’ 25th game of the 1994 postseason, an NBA record. Derek Harper set a Finals record for the most 3-point field goals made (17) in a seven-game series and Patrick Ewing set a Finals record for the most blocks in a series with 30.

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