Wednesday, June 4, 2008

The day the BEAT LA chant was born (1982)

Hard to believe this was 26 years ago.

For the past 5 days BEAT LA has replaced YANKEES SUCK in the lexicon. But how did the chant become part of celtics lore? It wasn't against the happened against Philadelphia.

Game 7 of the 1982 NBA Eastern Finals. As it became obvious the Celtics would lose the game the Celtics fans gave Dr. J and the 76ers a message.

It really is one of the best moments in Boston Sports History.

Here is a longer version of that 4th Quarter

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