TSF Greatest Playoff Moments 4/26/84: New Jersey Nets deny the Philadelphia 76ers a dynasty

Posted in Blogroll on April 28th, 2014 by Ron Glover


The 1982-83 Philadelphia 76ers are considered one of the greatest NBA championship teams ever. The team — which included the iconic Julius Erving and two-time NBA MVP Moses Malone finished with a record of 65-17 in the regular season and streaked to a 12-1 record in the playoffs. Philadelphia would sweep the Los Angeles Lakers in four games to win their first NBA title since the 1967-68 season.

Philly would meet the up and coming New Jersey Nets in the first round of the 1983-84 playoffs. Easy work right? For the 76ers, nothing came easy in a series which was dominated by two young stars from across the bridge.
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