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Michael Jordan
Against what team was MJ's legendary scoop layup in the 1991 Finals? 
How many 3's did MJ hit in the first half before 'the shrug'? 
What Cavs defender was 'the Shot' over? 
What player hit a shot, assisted by Jordan, to clinch the 1993 NBA Finals? 
What player hit a shot, assisted by Jordan, to clinch the 1997 NBA Finals? 
What Jazz defender was Jordan's last shot as a Bull over? 
Clutch City
What player hit the 'Kiss of Death' shot for the Houston Rockets? 
What player blocked John Starks' jumper as time expired to seal a game 6 victory in the 1994 NBA Finals? 
What Magic player missed 4 consecutive free throws while up by 3 to give the Rockets an opportunity to win Game 1 of the 1995 Finals? 
What player then hit a 3 to send that game into overtime? 
What player hit a 'baby' sky hook to beat the Celtics in the1987 Finals? 
Who is the only player to record a Triple Double in Game 7 of the Finals? 
Who legendarily clothes-lined Kurt Rambis in the NBA Finals? 
Who stole a James Worthy pass to win game 2 of the 1984 Finals? 
Name one of the 3 teams to play in the Finals in the 80's that wasn't the Lakers or Celtics 
The Bad Boys
This player set a Finals record for the most points in a quarter (also on one good ankle) 
The Bad Boys implemented these to get past Michael Jordan and the Bulls in 1989 
Aka 'the Microwave', this player hit a jumper to give the Pistons their second consecutive title in Game 5 agiainst the Portland Trailblazers 
Spurs Dynasty
What Spurs player hit the 'Memorial Day Miracle' in Game 2 of the 1999 Western Conference Finals? 
What player nearly recorded a quadruple-double in the 1999 Finals? 
What Spurs player hit the Game-winner in OT of game 5 of the 2005 Finals? 
What Pistons player infamously allowed the shot above to occur by playing bad help defense? 
Thanks to a monstrous performance by Tim Duncan, the Spurs beat the Thunder in Game 6 of the 2014Western Conference Finals as this player was injured... 
This Spurs player became known as the ultimate 'Lebron Stopper' thanks to his defense in back to back Finals in 2013-2014 
The Big 3
Game 2 of the 2011 Finals was decided as this player hit a signature fadeaway over Chris Bosh for the win 
This Pacers Player had his coming out party in the 2013 Eastern Conference Finals as he dueled Lebron and the Heat to 7 games 
In 'the Cramp Game', Lebron James hit a clinching 3 pointer over this Thunder player 
In Game 6 of the 2014 Finals, this player hit an improbable Game-tying 3 pointer over Danny Green 
This player hit a potential game winner with .4 seconds on the clock in Game 5 of the 2004 Western Conference Semifinals 
What player then hit the famous '.4' shot to win the game? 
'There's been a Steal by Bird!'
What player threw the errant inbound pass that was stolen by Larry Bird? 
Bird then passed the ball to this player, who hit the game-winning layup 
The Shot Heard Round the World
In Game 2 of the 2009 Eastern Conference Finals, Lebron James hit 'the shot heard round the world'. What Cavs player inbounded him the ball? 
What Magic player was defending Lebron on the play? 
Colossal Upsets
This team, led by Dikembe Mutombo, beat the Seattle Supersonics as an 8 seed in 1995 
This team beat the heavily favored Dallas Mavericks as an 8 seed in 2007 
Kobe and Shaq were supposed to capture their 4th title in 5 years in 2004, until this team shocked everybody 
Historical Comebacks
Down 3-2 in the series, and down 19 in the 3rd quarter, this team rallied to beat the Clippers in the 2015 Western Conference Semifinals 
This team was counted out when they fell down 0-2 in the 2006 Finals. They then proceeded to win 4 straight to win 
This team choked away a 20 point lead to the Kobe and Shaq Lakers in Game 7 of the 2000 Western Conference Finals 
'Don't EVER underestimate the heart of a Champion!' 
'That was a 'get the ball to Michael and everyone else get the **** out of the way'' 
'I'm back.' 
1970 NBA Finals
This player hit an 85 foot shot to force overtime in Game 3 
This player played in Game 7 with a broken leg, with a dramatic entrance 
Reggie Miller
How many points did Reggie Miller score in the last 15 seconds against the Knicks in the 1995 playoffs? 
What player's errant inbound pass easily allowed Reggie to score 3 of those points? 
What player then proceeded to miss 2 free throws to allow Reggie Miller to win the game with 2 free throws lf his own? 
What Pistons player blocked Regge Miller's potential buzzer-beater in Game 7 of the 2004 Eastern Conference Finals? 
Surprise Performers
What Laker came up big in Game 7 of the 2010 Finals against the Celtics, followed by his entertaining post game antics? 
This Rockets big man hit a turnaround jumper to send them to the 1986 Finals 
This bench player, who became a Hall of Fame coach, hit the series-clinching shot in the 1969 Finals for the Celtics 
The Greatest Game Ever Played
In Game 5 of the 1976 Finals, this player called a timeout his team didn't have, but it was unnoticed by the refs 
This Celtic then hit a potential game-winner that warranted a court-storming, but there was still time on the clock... 
... Enough time for this player to hit a tying shot to send the game to triple overtime for Phoenix 

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