1962 NBA Finals

The 1962 NBA Finals was the championship series of the 1961-62 season, and was the conclusion of the 1962 NBA Playoffs. The best-of-seven series was played between the Western Conference champion Los Angeles Lakers and Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics. This was the Celtics' 6th straight trip to the Finals, and they won the best-of-seven series in Game 7, 110-107 in overtime. It was the second (and last) time in NBA history that Game 7 of an NBA Finals had gone into overtime (the only other one being in 1957).

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