June 25th, 2008
v.s. Los Angeles Lakers: The Finals
June 22nd, 1987
In that clean, well-lighted place called the Forum, the Los Angeles Lakers finally subdued the Boston Celtics in Game 6 of the NBA finals on Sunday afternoon, performing the bloodless laser surgery that typified their season. The end came swiftly for the Celtics, who led 56-51 at the half but crumbled under a 30-12 blitzkrieg in the third period. And so, for the fourth time this decade, a purple reign fell on the NBA.