The Suns' Alvan Adams and Gar Heard battle the Celtics' John Havlicek for the rebound during Game 5 of the 1976 NBA Finals.
A Game for the Ages Interviews with the participants: Alvan Adams | John
On the 25th anniversary of the "Greatest Game Ever," Suns beat writer Bob
Young takes a look back at the triple-overtime thriller from the 1976 NBA
Finals in this in-depth article, courtesy of azcentral.com.
MacLeod | Paul Silas | Dave Cowens | Jo Jo White
Happy 25th, Sunderella Suns!
June 4, 1976: The official box score
For more on the '76 Finals, check out Celtics.com
Gar Heard Live
'76 Finals MVP Jo Jo White chatted live on Monday
March 13: 2001: Dick Van Arsdale chat transcript
March 14, 2001: Alvan Adams chat transcript
March 27, 2001: Paul Westphal chat transcript
Former Suns forward Gar Heard chatted live with fans on Suns.com on June 4, 25 years to the day he hit the "Shot Heard Round the World."
The History Maker
The Shot Heard Round the World: 1.70M avi | QuickTime
Across 11 NBA seasons, Gar Heard made 2,846 shots. Since then, 2,845 of them
have been completely forgotten, but one will live forever in NBA lore.
An Awesome Ending
NBA Entertainment took a look back at the three overtimes in their 1994 home
video, "Awesome Endings":
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The Greatest Moments
More highlights and interview from Game 5, courtesy of the 1999 video,
"Greatest Finals Moments":
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Still More Highlights
Can't get enough? Well, here is some more footage of Game 5, from the Suns'
25th anniversary video, "25 Sizzling Seasons": 28.8+ | ISDN+