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Record-breaking 76ers edge Warriors for title

Updated: April 23, 2001, 2:44 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

April 24, 1967

The Philadelphia 76ers showed they were one of the greatest teams in NBA history. They set a regular-season record by going 68-13 and then ended Boston's streak of eight straight NBA titles and 10 consecutive Eastern Division championships by demolishing the Celtics in five games in the playoffs.

But in the Finals, they are pressed by the Western Division champion San Francisco Warriors, who are led by high-scoring Rick Barry and have won two of the last three ...

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