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Tonight’s “Close ‘em out at home” motivational video: The Bird-’Nique duel

John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) May 10, 2012 Larry Bird, Look Back, Uncategorized 2 Comments

 

May 22, 1988.  Game 7.  Eastern Conference semi-finals.

Larry Bird and Dominique Wilkins engaged in a mano-a-mano battle for the ages.  Dominique finished with 47 points on 19-33 shooting.  Larry finished with 34 on 15-24 shooting… including the last bucket… a lefty layup after burning Nique in the post.

Final score:  Boston 118 – Atlanta 116

An amazing game, and a truly epic battle.

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    I hope to see Mike and Tommy next year!

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    The fact that they won without him says enough.