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08/05/1970 New York Knicks beat Los Angeles Lakers 4-3 to win NBA Finals

The New York Knicks, Eastern Division champions, defeated the Los Angeles Lakers, Western Division champions, in a best-of-seven series of 4 games to 3 for their first NBA title. The final game of the series was named by ESPN in 2010 as the greatest-ever Game 7 in finals history, featuring a return from injury for Willis Reed.