Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 6/12/13
On June 12th, 2008, five years ago tonight, the Celtics played their most memorable game in the past 25 seasons. At least in my opinion. Let's flashback, shall we? Game 4 of the 2008 Finals, Boston won the first two games against the Lakers in Boston, but L.A. fought back to win Game 3. The fourth game was huge, the difference between the Celtics putting a stranglehold on the series, and the Lakers tying things up with Game 5 in their barn. Early on, it looked terrible. Lamar Odom and the Lakers stormed out to a 26-7 lead on their way to a 35-14 cushion after one quarter. Odom poured in 13 points himself during the first 12 minutes, nearly equaling the Celtics by his lonesome. It was the biggest first quarter lead in NBA finals history. While Boston stemmed the tide in the 2nd, L.A. still held a 70-50 lead with 6:04 remaining in the 3rd quarter. And then it happened. Pierce scored. And then Eddie House. And then Ray Allen, Posey and Allen again. By the time P.J. Brown dunked Kobe
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