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21. Gail Goodrich vs. Milwaukee Bucks, Game 6 Western Conference finals, April 22, 1972.

The setting: With the score tied, Goodrich hit a 15-foot jump shot at Milwaukee to give the Lakers a 99-97 lead with 1:33 remaining. The significance: On Goodrich’s shot, Happy Hairston was fouled and made a free throw to give the Lakers a three-point lead. They went on to win, 104-100, clinching the series over the defending NBA champions. The Lakers then beat the New York Knicks in five games for their first championship in Los Angeles.
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