NBA Final 1976: After a year of hiatus the Celtics win again

por Roberto Anidos publicado en 1976 Boston Celtics Decade 70 NBA Phoenix Suns

The 76 NBA was again for the Boston Celtics, beating the Phoenix Suns 4-2 in the final. The Celtics began by winning the first two games, but were left to tie the final. Key was the (126-128) in game five after three overtimes, which tipped the scales for the Greens to settle in game six, led by duo Jo Jo White, MVP of the final, and Cowens

Boston Celtics
*White – 21.7p, 5.8a, 4.3r
*Havlicek – 15.5p, 5.5r, 4.5a
*Scott – 14.5p, 6.0r, 3.3a
*Silas – 12.8p, 13.8r, 2.7a
*Cowens – 20.5p, 16.3r, 3.3a
Kuberski – 5.5p, 3.5r
Nelson – 4.3p, 2.7r
Ard – 4.8p, 2.2r, 1.0a. (5)
McDonald – 3.4p, 1.2r. (5)
Stacom – 1.8p, 1.2a, 1.0r. (5)
Anderson – 2p, 1r, 1a. (1)
Boswell – 2p, 1r. (1)

Phoenix Suns
*Westphal – 20.8p, 4.8a, 2.7r
*Sobers – 14.2p, 4.3r, 3.3a
*Perry – 13.2p, 7.7r, 2.3a
*Heard – 13.5p, 9.3r, 1.7br
*Adams – 23.0p, 10.2r, 4.7a
Van Arsdale – 6.7p, 1.8a, 1.7r
Erickson – 3.7p, 2.5r, 1.0a
Awtrey – 2.3p, 2.3r.
Hawthorne – 2.2p, 1.6r (5)
Lumpkin – 0.5p, 1.3r. (4)
Riley – 0p. (1)

To get to the final they beat…
Boston Celtics – Buffalo Braves (4-2); Cleveland Cavaliers (4-2)
Phoenix Suns – Seattle Supersonic (4-2); Golden State Warriors (4-3)