“To think, after that Milwaukee game, we were going to play for a championship. Those are memories that will always live with you.”
“What I remember was the feeling of going to the Finals. It was something I missed out as a coach a number of times,” Brown said in a recent interview. Sam Cassell, who had 20 points and five assists in Game 7, was a quality point guard.
The Sixers trailed the series, two games to one, before winning consecutive games.
CHARLES FOX / Staff File Photo Dikembe Mutombo holds the trophy up after the Sixers defeated the Milwaukee Bucks to win Game 7 of the 2001 NBA Eastern Conference finals.