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1970 NBA Finals

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Dates  April 24 – May 8
MVP  Willis Reed
Champion  New York Knicks
Television  NBA on ABC
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Hall of Famers  Knicks: Bill Bradley (1983) Dave DeBusschere (1983) Willis Reed (1982) Phil Jackson (2007, coach) Walt Frazier (1987) Lakers: Elgin Baylor (1977) Wilt Chamberlain (1979) Jerry West (1980) Coaches: Red Holzman (1986) Bill Sharman (1976, player/2004, coach)
Eastern Finals  Knicks defeat Bucks, 4–1
Western Finals  Lakers defeat Hawks, 4–0
Similar  1973 NBA Finals, 1972 NBA Finals, 1969 NBA Finals, 1980 NBA Finals, 1959 NBA Finals

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The 1970 NBA World Championship Series was the championship series of the 1970 NBA Playoffs, which concluded the 1969–70 National Basketball Association (NBA) season. The Eastern Division champion New York Knicks defeated the Western Division champion Los Angeles Lakers in a best-of-seven series 4 games to 3 for their first NBA title.


The final game of the series was named by ESPN in 2010 as the greatest-ever Game 7 in finals history, featuring a return from injury for Willis Reed.

Series summary

Knicks win series 4–3



1970 NBA Finals Wikipedia

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