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Celtics in Land of the Suns after triple OT win

Updated: June 3, 2003, 5:33 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

June 4, 1976

It is likely the greatest game in NBA history, the triple-overtime thriller between the Boston Celtics and Phoenix Suns in the fifth game of the finals. John Havlicek has a chance to win it in regulation for the Celtics, but he makes only one of two free throws with 19 seconds left and the game goes into OT.

It is the second overtime that makes this game really special. Incredibly, seven points are scored in the final five seconds. Curtis Perry's jumper puts the ...

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