1984 Finals: Their night, their town

Originally Published: June 17, 2010
By Bill Woten | Special to ESPN.com

Editor's note: The following is reprinted from "Game 7: Inside the NBA's Ultimate Showdown" by Bill Woten.

EAST COAST VS. WEST COAST. Blue collar vs. glitz and glamour. Celtics vs. Lakers. Power vs. Showtime. Bird vs. Magic.

The 1984 Finals divided the sports world. Game 7 determined the champion.

"For all the marbles," recalled Boston's Cedric Maxwell. "All the bragging rights. It was just a huge game. The first thing that comes to mind is that the game ...

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