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This Date in History: Larry Bird hits game-winner in 1984 Finals

On June 6th 1984, the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers faced off in game 4 of the NBA Finals. The Lakers led the series 2-1, but the Celtics were on a mission. After forcing the game to overtime, Larry Bird hit a game winning jumper over Magic Johnson. On the Lakers inbound pass, M.L. Carr stole the ball and dunked it to seal the win. The Celtics were able to walk away with a 129 125 victory.