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The Mourning After

Updated: June 23, 2006, 7:58 PM ET
By Pat Smith, Jr. | Special to ESPN.com

Signature Game May 5, 1993 - The Charlotte Hornets, who were making their first-ever appearance in the playoffs, eliminated the 16-time NBA champion Boston Celtics when Alonzo Mourning stepped up with the game on the line.

With three seconds remaining and the Hornets trailing by a point, Mourning, who played most of the season in fellow rookie Shaquille O'Neal's shadow, received the inbound pass near the top of the key. He dribbled right and  with the Celtics mixed up defensively ...

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