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NBA Finals Game 7: Nationals-Pistons 1955 & Celtics-Lakers 1984

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Over and Back NBA Podcast

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The Over and Back Classic NBA podcast continues looking back at classic NBA playoff Game 7s with a series on every NBA Finals Game 7 in history. For part six, Jason Mann and Rich Kraetsch talk about the Syracuse Nationals vs. Fort Wayne Pistons in 1955 and the Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles Lakers in 1984. Topics discussed include how the shot clock made a difference in its first season, George King coming through in the clutch, a referee becoming an NBA coach, allegations of gambling and possible game-fixing, whether the first Magic Johnson vs. Larry Bird Finals was the most important series in NBA history, Cedric Maxwell’s major role in two Celtics championships, Magic being Tragic Johnson, and much more. Those subjects and much more are covered in this brand-new episode of the Over and Back Classic NBA Podcast. If you’re a fan of NBA history, this is definitely the podcast for you!