A Brief History of Finals Game Sevens
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s incredible double OT game-winner tied the series at 3-3 after six games with the series going back to Milwaukee. But in Game 7, the Celtics stepped up their defensive pressure on the 1974-74 MVP, and on the other end, Dave Cowens and John Havlicek delivered to give Boston their first championship in the post Bill Russell era. It was the last game of the career of the legendary Oscar Robertson.