Old School Region Final – Greatest NBA Championship Teams Tournament

Over the course of the NBA Finals, Sportsnaut is challenging you to engage in what promises to be an interesting project. We have seeded our top-16 teams in the history of the NBA and just put the finishing touches on the brackets.

Here we are. On to the second round of Sportsnaut’s Greatest NBA Championship Teams Tournament. Only eight teams remain and we are currently at the regional final, or in NCAA Tournament terms, “The Elite Eight.”


The Old School Region went according to form in the first round. The 1964-1965 Boston Celtics absolutely destroyed Rick Barry and the 1974-1975 San Francisco Warriors to the tune of 86 percent to 13 percent. They will be taking on the 1972-1973 New York Knicks, who defeated the 1952-1953 Minneapolis Lakers.

Here are the overall results of the first round of this tournment.

Old School

Diesel Decade Plus

Heir’s 90 Region

Showtime 80’s Region

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Old School Region Final- The 1964-1965 Boston Celtics vs the 1972-1973 New York Knicks

Facts 1964-1965 NBA Champion: Celtics 1972-1973 NBA Champion: Knicks
Record: 64-18 57-25
Coach: Red Auerbach Red Holzman
Center: Bill Russell Willis Reed
Power Forward: Tom Sanders Dave DeBusschere
Small Forward: John Havlicek Bill Bradley
Shooting Guard: Sam Jones Earl Monroe
Point Guard: K.C. Jones Walt Frazier
Key Bench Players Tom Heinsohn, Willie Naulls and Larry Siegfried Jerry Lucas, Phil Jackson, Dean Meminger
and Henry Bibby


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