Celtics (43-13) vs. Phoenix (37-20)
February 13, 1980
Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Phoenix recovered from the Celtics’ 42 points explosion in the third quarter and a twelve point deficit to come back and defeat the Celtics, 135-134.
Larry Bird had his most impressive game in his rookie season, pouring in 45 points. The Suns gushed over Bird’s performance to the Globe’s Bob Ryan after the victory: [Read more…]