Memorable NBA Finals Game 7s

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1957: Celtics 125, Hawks 123 (2 OT)

A rookie center named Bill Russell finished with 19 points and 32 rebounds, and fellow rookie Tom Heinsohn had 37 points and 23 rebounds as the Celtics overcame a combined 5-for-40 shooting performance from Bob Cousy and Bill Sharman to prevail in double overtime in Boston. It was Boston's first NBA championship.

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