The Not Top 10 NBA Playoff Plays of All Time

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Keith Olbermann takes us down the list of SportsCenter Not Top 10 NBA playoff plays of all time:

  1. 0:05 – Miami Heat fans leaving the arena before Ray Allen’s clutch shot in Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals vs. the San Antonio Spurs.
  2. 0:29 – Dennis Rodman air-balling two free throws in Detroit Pistons vs. Boston Celtics in 1987.
  3. 0:45 – Nick Anderson’s infamous four missed free throws in Game 1 of the 1995 NBA Finals featuring Orlando Magic vs. Houston Rockets.
  4. 1:17 – Charles Smith’s futile attempts to win Game 3 of New York Knicks vs. Chicago Bulls in 1993.
  5. 1:35 – JR Smith not shooting in Game 1 of the 2018 NBA Finals with the game tied between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors.
  6. 1:55 – Magic Johnson failing to shoot as well, in Game 2 of the 1984 NBA Finals between his Los Angeles Lakers and the Celtics.
  7. 2:11 – Knicks superfan Spike Lee trash-talking Reggie Miller, leading the Indiana Pacers guard to go off for 25 points in the fourth quarter.
  8. 2:34 – Isiah Thomas’ pass being stolen by Larry Bird, letting the Celtics win Game 5.
  9. 2:50 – John Havlicek’s famous “Havlicek stole the ball” moment to clinch the 1965 Eastern Conference finals vs. the Philadelphia 76ers.
  10. 3:14 – Utah Jazz star Karl Malone missing two free throws in Game 1 of the 1997 NBA Finals. after Chicago Bulls star Scottie Pippen’s trash-talk line, “The Mailman doesn’t deliver on Sundays.”
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