This was the Spurs third Finals appearance and their third title. This was the first series for the Silver & Black to go the full seven games. This was also the third time in the NBA where the last two NBA Champions (2003 Spurs/2004 Pistons) met in the next season.
The Pistons were on the high from obliterating the stacked Los Angeles Lakers (Shaq, Kobe, Gary Payton, and ring-chasing Karl Malone).
On the flip, the question was whether the Spurs (and Tim Duncan specifically) could win a title without David Robinson.
Watch the game in its entirety.
We’ll be reliving the Spurs championships throughout the month of June, so enjoy.
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