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A day for Celtics Game 5 success?

On Wednesday, the Celtics [1] will look to wrap up the Eastern Conference finals in Game 5 against the Magic in Orlando.

If they are able to do so, it would not be the first time a Celtics team has pulled off a significant Game 5 win on May 26.

On May 26, 1987, Larry Bird [2] infamously stole an inbounds pass from Isiah Thomas [3] and dished to Dennis Johnson [4] for the game-winning basket against the Detroit Pistons [5] in the Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals.

The Celtics went on the win the series in seven games before ultimately falling to the Los Angeles Lakers [6] in Game 6 of the NBA Finals [7].

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