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This Date in Knicks History: NY Run Stuns Miami

Larry Johnson's 23 points lead stirring 20-point comeback in 1999
by Charlie Widdoes

(1952) Knicks fall 82-65 to the Lakers in Minnesota in Game Seven of the NBA Finals.

(1993) Knicks close out the regular season with an 89-84 win over Chicago at MSG, giving them a franchise record tying 60 victories.

(1996) Knicks open the First Round of the playoffs with a 106-83 victory in Cleveland.  A 20-0 fourth quarter run climaxes a record breaking 17-for-22 (.773) night from downtown.

(1999) Knicks rebound from a 20-point third quarter-deficit to shock arch-rival Miami 82-80 at Miami Arena on national television. Larry Johnson leads the way with 23 points.

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