Who made the game winning shot in the 1999 finals?

When Allan Houston made a shot with 0.8 seconds remaining in Game 5 of that series, the Knicks were victorious and became the second team in NBA history after the Denver Nuggets to win a playoff series as the eighth seed.

Who was the 1999 Finals MVP?

Tim Duncan
Tim Duncan was named NBA Finals MVP. The 1999 Playoffs are memorable in that a #8 seed (the Knicks) made it to the Finals for the only time in history, and that it came after a lockout-shortened 50-game season.

Why was the 1999 NBA season shortened?

The first three months of the 1998-99 season was lost due to a lockout, resulting in play beginning in February of 1999. The normal 82-game NBA season was cut down to 50, making it the first time in league history that games were cancelled due to labor issues.

Who won 1999 NBA champions?

San Antonio Spurs1999 NBA Finals / ChampionThe San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio. The Spurs compete in the National Basketball Association as a member of the league’s Western Conference Southwest Division. The team plays its home games at the AT Center in San Antonio. Wikipedia

Has a 7 seed ever won NBA?

Since the playoffs expanded to 16 teams in 1984, no seven seed has ever won the NBA championship. In fact, over that span, just four No. 7 seeds have made it past the first round (h/t The Ringer).

Who won the 200 NBA Finals?

the Los Angeles Lakers
The 1999–2000 NBA season was the 54th season of the National Basketball Association. The season ended with the Los Angeles Lakers winning the NBA championship, beating the Indiana Pacers 4 games to 2 in the 2000 NBA Finals.

What was the biggest upset in NBA history?

NBA Playoffs greatest upsets

  • 1975 NBA finals: Golden State Warriors defeat Washington Bullets, 4-0.
  • 1976 Western finals: Phoenix Suns defeat Golden State Warriors, 4-3.
  • 1978 Eastern finals: Washington Bullets defeat Philadelphia 76ers, 4-2.
  • 1981 Western quarterfinals: Houston Rockets defeat Los Angeles Lakers, 2-1.

What was the shortest NBA season?

The 1998–99 NBA season was the 53rd season of the National Basketball Association (NBA)….

1998–99 NBA season
Sport Basketball
Duration February 5 – May 5, 1999 May 8 – June 11, 1999 (Playoffs) June 16 – 25, 1999 (Finals)
Number of games 50
Number of teams 29

Who won the 2002 NBA Finals?

Los Angeles Lakers2002 NBA Finals / Champion

What is the farthest a 16 seed has gone?

How Far Does Each Seed Advance?

Seed R64, R32, S16, E8, F4, NF Expected Number of Wins
13 31, 6, 0, 0, 0, 0 0.25
14 22, 2, 0, 0, 0, 0 0.17
15 10, 3, 1, 0, 0, 0 0.09
16 1, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 0.007