NBA history: Remembering series-clinching buzzer-beaters

NBA history: Remembering series-clinching buzzer-beaters

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This week on the Over and Back Podcast we have more NBA history with an appearance at playoff buzzer-beaters, this time looking at second round, conference semifinal and conference last series clinchers!
Our series on NBA playoff buzzer beaters continues with an appearance at second round, semifinals and conference finals series-clinchers.

Shots discussed in this episode consist of:

Kawhi Leonards standard jumper over the stretched-out arm of Joel Embiid strikes the rim four times before finally falling in and moving the Toronto Raptors past the Philadelphia 76ers in 2019.

Tom Heinsohn concluding the really first Bill Russell vs. Wilt Chamberlain playoff series in 1960 with a substantial shot to win it for the Boston Celtics.

Jo Jo Whites anti-climatic free-throw series clincher in 1974 against the Buffalo Braves that had Jack Ramsey livid.

NBA playoff buzzer-beaters: First-round series clinchers:
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Ralph Sampson helps the Hakeem Olajuwon and the young Houston Rockets upset the juggernaut Los Angeles Lakers in 1986 with an unlikely shot to win it.
After years of failing to clinch their ticket to the NBA Finals, Mario Elie and Charles Barkley have a protective miscommunication providing John Stockton a wide-open three and Utah Jazz their first finals berth in franchise history.

Michael Jordan puts a dagger in the Cleveland Cavaliers hearts once again– Gerald Wilkins does all he can to stop it however alas, Jordan does it again.