Raddest NBA Championship Team from the decade of the 1970s (CE)

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so the 70s are great and this is the only time in nba history that was not dynastic in any way. post-russell celtics, pre-80s (celts v lakes, pistons), 90s (bulls, rockets), 00s (lakers and spurs), 10s (warriors and bron teams). not a single back-to-back champion. there are five teams whose only championship(s) are during this decade. WILD AF. anyway, "which is the raddest?" is the correct question.

Poll Results

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1977, Portland Trail Blazers 8
1975, Golden State Warriors 3
1979, Seattle Supersonics (rest in even more peace) 2
1973, New York Knickerbockers 1
1978, Washington Bullets (rest in peace) 1
1974, Boston Celtics 0
1972, Los Angeles Lakers 0
1976, Boston Celtics 0
1971, Milwaukee Bucks 0
1970, New York Knickerbockers 0


21st savagery fox (m bison), Thursday, 7 June 2018 04:59 (one year ago) link

Those Blazers were special

EZ Snappin, Thursday, 7 June 2018 05:08 (one year ago) link

Homer pick 75 warriors duh

they call me melo gelo (Spottie), Thursday, 7 June 2018 05:17 (one year ago) link

i've thought several times about starting a 77 blazers picture thread

Clay, Thursday, 7 June 2018 05:19 (one year ago) link

why did they EVER change away from those jerseys UGH

21st savagery fox (m bison), Thursday, 7 June 2018 05:20 (one year ago) link

growing up here the shadow of that squad over the spirit of portland was really palpable

Clay, Thursday, 7 June 2018 05:21 (one year ago) link

had to go with david halberstam's team

the bhagwanadook (symsymsym), Thursday, 7 June 2018 05:55 (one year ago) link

Those Blazers were special

agree. they played with joy and abandon. next season they ran roughshod over the league up until Bill Walton's foot fell off.

A is for (Aimless), Thursday, 7 June 2018 15:26 (one year ago) link

good poll! going with the blazers. the 72 lakers were pretty wild and fun tho.

call all destroyer, Thursday, 7 June 2018 15:30 (one year ago) link

This might be a unanimous blazers answer

gritty tigger reboot (agent hibachi), Thursday, 7 June 2018 15:36 (one year ago) link

yeah voted blazers

sprout god (lag∞n), Thursday, 7 June 2018 17:03 (one year ago) link

kinda want to be contrarian and pick the bucks.

21st savagery fox (m bison), Friday, 8 June 2018 18:46 (one year ago) link

S O N I C S

let’s get real (alomar lines), Friday, 8 June 2018 19:02 (one year ago) link

Sonics and Bucks are worthy choices, too. Downtown Freddie Brown was the Steph Curry of his day.

A is for (Aimless), Friday, 8 June 2018 19:12 (one year ago) link

Only thing I've really read about any of these teams is Bill Bradley's book, so that has me biased. But cmon they deserve some love here: Earl the Pearl, Clyde Frazier, Jerry "Mr Memory" Lucas, Dick "Fall Back Baby" Barnett, Phil "Action" Jackson, Red Holzman...

A True White Kid that can Jump (Granny Dainger), Friday, 8 June 2018 19:59 (one year ago) link

i love clyde

sprout god (lag∞n), Friday, 8 June 2018 20:01 (one year ago) link

70s was the peak for NBA nicknames

21st savagery fox (m bison), Friday, 8 June 2018 22:02 (one year ago) link

three weeks pass...

Automatic thread bump. This poll is closing tomorrow.

System, Friday, 29 June 2018 00:01 (one year ago) link

Automatic thread bump. This poll's results are now in.

System, Saturday, 30 June 2018 00:01 (one year ago) link


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