October 16, 2008: New DVD titles from the 1990's

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Boston vs Cleveland, ALL GAMES

Special Boxset Price for this 1992 Eastern Conference Semi-Final. Price will reduce when added to Basket.
1992 Eastern Conference Semi-Final: The Celtics last hurrah. The 1980's was the decade of the Magic and Bird, the Lakers & Celtics. With a rising star, Reggie Lewis, the Celtics led By Bird, McHale and Parrish had a legitimate shot to get back to the promised land. However, the upstart Cavs led by Brad Daugherty and Mark Price stood in their way. Series went 7 games and game 7 turned out to be the final game of Larry Bird's NBA career.

Boston at Cleveland, Game 1

Daugherty 26p, 17r; Nance 24p; Gamble 22p
May 2, 1992: Celts were on a high riding an 11 game winning streak when they met the Cavs to start this series. Kerr hit a demoralizing half-court shot at the end of the 3rd that laid rest plans of a Celtics come-back.

Boston at Cleveland, Game 2

Parish 27p; Lewis 26p; Daugherty 22p; Price 20p
May 4, 1992: The old man took criticism to heart as he leads the Celtics to victory.

Cleveland at Boston, Game 3

Lewis 36p; McHale 22p; Price 27p, 10a; Daugherty 22p, 11r
May 8, 1992: An exciting game that saw Cleveland take control in the 3rd. However, a 4th quarter surge by the Celtics led by Reggie Lewis saw them pull it out in the end.

Cleveland at Boston, Game 4

Lewis 42p! McHale 23p; Parish 16p, 18r; Nance 32p; Price 26p, 12a; Daugherty 20p
May 10, 1992: A thrilling game that saw the return of Larry Bird to action. Lewis with a career day of 42 points led the Celtics while old-pro Larry Nance picked up the slack for the Cavs.

Boston at Cleveland, Game 5

Daugherty 28p; Ehlo 20p, 13a; Lewis 27p; Bird 13p
May 13, 1992: Ehol, the forgotten man of the series hits his first 8 shots. Cavs defense shut down the Celts big three in the 2nd half to take control of the game and the series.

Cleveland at Boston, Game 6

Bird 16p, 14a; Lewis 26p; McHale 22p
May 15, 1992: What turned out to be Bird's final game as a player in the Boston Garden was an emotional one from the introductions to his highlight plays in the first quarter.

Boston at Cleveland, Game 7

Daugherty 28p; Williams 20p; Lewis 22p; Bird 12p
May 17, 1992: Quicker, stronger, faster, fresher. These words describe perfectly the winner's performance in this Game 7 showdown. This turned out to be Larry Bird's final NBA game.
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Portland vs Phoenix, ALL GAMES

Special Boxset Price for this 1992 Western Conference Semi-Final. Price will reduce when added to Basket.
1992 Western Conference Semi-Final: This series is most known for the highest scoring NBA Playoff game of all-time, a 153 to 151 double OT thriller. However, it was a fascinating look into the West's most dominant team led by Drexler, Kersey and Porter facing an up-and-coming Suns team just before the Charles Barkley era.

Phoenix at Portland, Game 1

Porter 31p; Drexler 26p, 10r; Johnson 24p; Majerle 23p; Hornacek 12a
May 5, 1992: A thrilling close game that came down to the final seconds. A top defensive play the difference.

Phoenix at Portland, Game 2

Johnson 35p; Ceballos 20p; Drexler 27p, 13a, 8r; Porter 27p; Kersey 25p
May 7, 1992: Balzers get off to a big start but the Suns battle back after Kevin Johnson drops 22, including 18 straight, points ion the 3rd quarter. Blazres take the lead for good when Johnson is rested in the 4th.

Portland at Phoenix, Game 3

Drexler 37p; Porter 20p, 11a, 8r; Hornacek 30p; Perry 27p; Majerle 25p; Johnson 16p, 16a
May 9, 1992: This game was the perfect example of the Suns fast-break offense.

Portland at Phoenix, Game 4

Drexler 33p, 11a, 8r; Porter 31p, 14a; Kersey 21p, 10r; Ainge 25p; Johnson 35p, 14a; Chambers 29p; Hornacek 23p; Majerle 21p, 11r
May 11, 1992: One of the best playoff games of all time. Over 300 points in this double OT thriller.

Phoenix at Portland, Game 5

Drexler 34p, 8r, 8a; Porter 20p; Chambers 19p
May 14, 1992: The upstart Suns put on a valiant effort but it was not to be. Their time would come one year later.
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Denver vs Seattle, ALL GAMES

Special Boxset Price for this 1994 First Round Series. Price will reduce when added to Basket.
1994 First Round: One of the biggest upsets in NBA history as for the first time an 8th seed beats a number 1. Seattle led by Shawn Kemp and Gary Payton were supposed to sweep this series against the young Nuggets led by Dikembe Mutombo.

Denver at Seattle, Game 1

Schrempf 21p; Payton 20p; Kemp 16p
April 28, 1994: The Sonics, the team with NBA's best regular season record, played like they were the best team as they dominated Game 1.

Denver at Seattle, Game 2

Payton 18p; Ellis 18p, 10r
April 30, 1994: More of the same in Game 2. Surely this series will end in 3.

Seattle at Denver, Game 3

Reggie Williams 31p; Mutombo 19p, 13r; Schrempf 18p
May 2, 1994: Hold the phone. Reggie Williams is the hero as the Nuggets are dominant in the paint and force a Game 4.

Seattle at Denver, Game 4

Ellis 27p, 17r; Mutombo 16r, 8b! Payton 20p; Schrempf 20p
May 5, 1994: LaPhonso Ellis is the hero in this game with big numbers. Seattle ended the season losing all 4 games it had played in Denver. Nevermind, they are heading back to their safe haven in Seattle for Game 5.

Denver at Seattle, Game 5

Pack 23p; Brian Williams 17p, 19r; Mutombo 15r, 8b! Gill 22p; Kemp 19p, 12r
May 7, 1994: One of the most dramatioc games in NBA history sees for the first time ever a number 8 seed win a playoff series. Robert Pack and Brian Williams are huge off the bench and Dikembe, what a defensive performance.
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Houston vs Phoenix, ALL GAMES

Special Boxset Price for this 1994 Western Conference Semi-Final. Price will reduce when added to Basket.
1994 Western Conference Semi-Final: After getting so close in 1993 surely Charles Barkley and the rest of the Suns felt they had a real shot with Michael Jordan retired. What they and the rest of the league didn't count on was a Houston Rockets team led by Hakeem Olajuwon on a mission.

Phoenix at Houston, Game 1

Olajuwon 36p, 16r; Barkley 21p, 12r; Johnson 20p, 12a
May 8, 1994: The crowd was silenced as the Suns stunned the Rockets in this Game 1. The Rockets took an early commanding lead but the Suns got on track in the 2nd half and held on for a close victory.

Phoenix at Houston, Game 2

Barkley 34p, 15r; Johnson 27p; Majerle 22p; Olajuwon 31p, 17r
May 11, 1994: A fantastic game that saw the Suns set the biggest 4th quarter comeback in NBA history by coming back from 20 down with 10 minutes to play in the 4th. Game went to overtime where the Suns took control. Only one team in NBA history had won a series after losing Games 1 & 2 at home, after this series there would be two.

Houston at Phoenix, Game 3

Johnson 38p, 12a; Barkley 18p, 14r; Maxwell 34p; Olajuwon 26p, 15r, 6b
May 13, 1994: The Houston Rockets were in a must-win situation. Perhaps the Suns felt a little overconfident as Houston took this game 3.

Houston at Phoenix, Game 4

Johnson 38p, 12a; Barkley 19p, 14r; Olajuwon 28p, 12r, 5b; Smith 21p
May 15, 1994: The Suns seem to play better when it is a team effort, but aside from kevin Johnson the Suns fell a little flat again and the Rockets unbelievably tied this series at 2 games each.

Phoenix at Houston, Game 5

Barkley 30p; Olajuwon 20p; Thorpe 20p, 13r
May 17, 1994: No come-back this time as for the first time in this epic series a home team won. Rockets dominated from the opening tip-off.

Houston at Phoenix, Game 6

Johnson 28p, 13a; Barkley 18p, 15r; Green 22p; Olajuwon 23p, 12r
May 19, 1994: Now it was the Suns who faced a must-win, and they did just that, sending the game back to Houston for an epic Game 7.

Phoenix at Houston, Game 7

Olajuwon 37p, 17r; Cassell 22p; Johnson 25p, 11a; Barkley 24p, 15r
May 21, 1994: From "Choke City" to "Clutch City" as the Rockets stepped up and moved on to the Western Conference Finals.
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Houston vs Seattle, ALL GAMES

Special Boxset Price for this 1997 Western Conference Semi-Final. Price will reduce when added to Basket.
1997 Western Conference Semi-Final: The Houston Rockets were 2 years removed from their last NBA title and thought that having 3 Hall-of-Famers in the starting line-up should bring them their 3rd tilte in 4 years. Charles Barkley and Clyde Drexler joined Hakeem Olajuwon in Houston and took on last year's West finalists the Seattle Sonics led by Shawn Kemp and Gary Payton in a momentous 7 game series.

Seattle at Houston, Game 1

Kemp 24p, 11r; Drexler 22p; Elie 20p; Barkley 19p
May 5, 1997: Seattle's Gameplan was simple, double team Olajuwon and make them beat us from the outside. Well, Houston did beat them from the outside thanks to Mario Elie. Back to the drawing board.

Seattle at Houston, Game 2

Drexler 25p; Barkley 21p; Olajuwon 19p, 12r; Kemp 22p; Hawkins 21p
May 7, 1997: Seattle decided to counter Olajuwon by starting Sam Perkins and it worked with great effect. Sonics built an early lead and never looked back. Series tied and heading to Seattle.

Houston at Seattle, Game 3

Kemp 28p, 10r; Payton 28p; Schrempf 20p; Olajuwon 24p, 11r; Barkley 17r; Drexler 19p
May 9, 1997: Game 3 back in Seattle and a much closer game throughout decided in the final minute.

Houston at Seattle, Game 4

Barkley 26p, 15r; Maloney 26p; Payton 27p, 11a; Schrempf 19p
May 11, 1997: A highly entertaining game that went to overtime. Houston wins this and surely has put the series out of reach as we head back to Houston for Game 5.

Seattle at Houston, Game 5

Olajuwon 31p, 16r; Barkley 17p, 20r! Drexler 26p; Hawkins 23p; Kemp 20p, 10r; Payton 21p, 11a
May 13, 1997: Down 3-1 Seattle's mission was simple: win. And that hey did by putting top defender Payton on rookie sharpshooter Matt Maloney the Sonics held the Rockets to poor 3-pt shooting and pulled out an improbable victory. Back to Seattle.

Houston at Seattle, Game 6

Olajuwon 30p, 11r; Barkley 20p, 12r; Kemp 22p, 11r; Payton 19p, 13a
May 15, 1997: Seattle continued their great defense in taking this wild game 6 featuring a fight. Rockets almost climbed back in it as it seemed Hakeem took on the whole Seattle team, but the lead was too great. Game 7 coming up.

Seattle at Houston, Game 7

Drexler 24p, 8r, 8a; Olajuwon 22p, 13r; Barkley 20p, 14r; Payton 27p; Kemp 21p, 10r
May 17, 1997: An exciting end to a dramatic series sees Barkley, Drexler & Olajuwon heading to the Conference Finals to face the Utah Jazz.
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LA Lakers vs Portland, ALL GAMES

Special Boxset Price for the 2000 Western Conference Finals. Price will reduce when added to Basket.
2000 Western Conference Finals: One of the more dramatic playoff series of all-times. Best remembered for an incredible come-back but should also be remembered for the start of the Lakers dynasty for the next few seasons. Lakers were led by Shaquille O'Neal & a young Kobe Bryant facing a top Portland team led by Scottie Pippen, Rasheed Wallace & Steve Smith.

Portland at LA Lakers, Game 1

Shaq 41p, 11r, 7a! Kobe 13p; Pippen 19p
May 20, 2000: Rasheed Wallace gets ejected in the 3rd quarter and coach Dunleavy decides to play the percentages with hack-a-shaq. Backfires as Shaq was hot from the line and scores 41 points overall.

Portland at LA Lakers, Game 2

Wallace 29p, 12r; Smith 24p; Pippen 21p; Shaq 23p, 12r
May 22, 2000: A close game was broken open in the 3rd quarter by some brilliant Portland play. Series tied 1-1.

LA Lakers at Portland, Game 3

Shaq 26p, 12r; Kobe 25p, 7r, 7a; Wallace 19p; Stoudamire 19p
May 26, 2000: A fantastic game with a super ending sees Kobe blocking the 7 foot 3 Sabonis to preserve victory for the Lakers.

LA Lakers at Portland, Game 4

Shaq 25p, 11r; Rice 21p; Kobe 18p; Wallace 34p, 13r; Smith 20p
May 28, 2000: Nobody thought the Lakers would win 2 in Portland but that's exactly what they did. A wacky game that saw Shaq perfect from the line and guard Ron Harper be an inside force.

Portland at LA Lakers, Game 5

Wallace 22p, 10r; Pippen 22p; Shaq 31p, 21r! Kobe 17p
May 30, 2000: Lakers have a chance to wrap up the series at home but fail to do so. Pippen and Wallace come up huge on both ends of the court to send the series back to Portland for Game 6.

LA Lakers at Portland, Game 6

Smith 26p; Wells 20p; Kobe 33p; Shaq 17p, 11r
June 2, 2000: Blazers seemed to get contributions from every player. When the Lakers made a run at them someone steeped up with a key play. The Blazers were determined not to lose the series at home and off we go for a historic game 7 in LA.

Portland at LA Lakers, Game 7

Kobe 25p, 11r; Shaq 18p; Wallace 30p; Smith 18p
June 4, 2000: Scottie Pippen nails a 3-ptr to put the Blazers up 71-55 late in the 3rd quarter. Everything is working, offensively and defensively for the Blazers. Then one of the most monumental collapses in NBA playoff history sees the Lakers turn it on, the Blazers go ice cold, and history is made.