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Known as "The Memorial Day Massacre," the Celtics defeated the Lakers 148-114 in Game 1 of the NBA Finals (LA did win the series 4-2 however).  Here's the box score via basketball-reference.com:



When you shoot 61% from the floor and dish out 43 assists on 62 made field goals, I guess it's possible to score 148 points in regulation during an NBA Finals game.  If the C's didn't have a bad free throw shooting day they would have put up 150+ no problem.  And how about the perfect game pitched by 6th man Scott Wedman?

Also, 27 years ago yesterday was Johnny Most's call of "Now there's a steal by Bird, underneath to DJ, he lays it in!"



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Mark Vandeusen 5/27/2014 01:54:00 PM Edit
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