VIDEO: 1970 NBA Finals
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Today’s Topic: 1970 NBA Champion New York Knicks
The New York Knicks won their first NBA Championship 44 years ago today on May 8, 1970 by defeating the Los Angeles Lakers 113-99 in Game 7 of the NBA Finals.
This squad was anchored by the 1970 NBA MVP Willis Reed and featured four future Hall of Famers as well as a future of Hall of Fame coach. To honor this historic team, we take this Throwback Thursday to look back at the most important players on the 1970 NBA Champion New York Knicks.
(NOTE: Click the “caption” icon below the photo for details about each moment.)
Who’s was your favorite player on the 1970 Knicks? Leave your comments below!