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Anniversary of ‘Beat L.A.’
Posted By Jessica Camerato On May 23, 2009 @ 7:32 pm In General | 2 Comments
The chant that carried the Boston Celtics  through last season’s NBA Finals  originated 27 years ago today. On May 23, 1982 the Philadelphia 76ers  were on the verge of eliminating the Celtics in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Rather than cheer against the victors, the Garden crowd bellowed ‘Beat L.A.’ as encouragement for the Sixers to defeat the Lakers in the championship round. The Lakers won the title in six games.
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