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Flashback: The Memorial Day Massacre

Chuck - Red's Army May 30, 2011 Uncategorized 1 Comment

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Twenty-six years ago… the Celtics throttled the Lakers 148-114 in Game 1 of the 1985 NBA Finals.

(Click here to watch NBA.com video)

What a game. Danny Ainge with 15 points in the 1st quarter. Robert Parish with a statue-worthy bitch-slapping of Kareem. Mr. Perfect Scott Wedman was 11-11.

How about that crowd? An intense "Beat LA" chant in pre-game!

Yes, the Lakers won the series. But only because Larry Bird was suffering with elbow and back injuries. He also had that finger injury which allegedly happened in a bar room brawl during the playoffs.

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    F the lakers
    I’ve learned to respect that team
    But I still say
    F the lakers