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NBA 73 1580 10 best playoff performances in NBA history 31771582 He's got game He%27s+got+game NBA

LeBron James was great in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, becoming the first player in NBA playoff history with a triple-double (30 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists) and a winner at the buzzer. But was it one of the best postseason performances ever? Was it even his best ever? Nah. Here are our top 10.

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NBA 73 1580 10 best playoff performances in NBA history 29809734 Magic Johnson, Game 6 of 1980 Finals Magic+Johnson%2C+Game+6+of+1980+Finals NBA

Johnson, a 20-year-old rookie, replaced Kareem Abdul-Jabbar at center, scored 42 points and pulled down 15 rebounds against the 76ers to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to the first of their five titles in nine seasons. He was named Finals MVP.

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NBA 73 1580 10 best playoff performances in NBA history 30997784 Michael Jordan, Game 5 of 1997 Finals Michael+Jordan%2C+Game+5+of+1997+Finals NBA

Jordan battled through crippling flu symptoms to score 38 points, including the winning jump shot against the Jazz, to put the Bulls in position to win their fifth title of the '90s.

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NBA 73 1580 10 best playoff performances in NBA history 31751725 LeBron James, Game 6 of 2012 East finals LeBron+James%2C+Game+6+of+2012+East+finals NBA

With the Heat on the verge of elimination and with LeBron's history of playoff failure adding to the pressure, he turned in a determined and brilliant performance in Boston's TD Garden. With 45 points and 15 rebounds, James led Miami to a victory that reshaped his legacy as he went on to earn his first NBA title.

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NBA 73 1580 10 best playoff performances in NBA history 31000506 Michael Jordan, Game 2 of 1986 first round Michael+Jordan%2C+Game+2+of+1986+first+round NBA

After missing most of his second NBA season with a broken foot, Jordan scored a playoff-record 63 points in Boston Garden, although the Bulls lost a double-OT thriller and got swept in the series.

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NBA 73 1580 10 best playoff performances in NBA history 29809737 Reggie Miller, Game 5 of 1994 East finals Reggie+Miller%2C+Game+5+of+1994+East+finals NBA

Miller scored 25 of his 39 points in the fourth quarter to end the Indiana Pacers' losing streak at Madison Square Garden. The next year, he sealed his legend as a Knicks-killer by scoring eight points in 8.9 seconds to give the Pacers a shocking 107-105 win in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.

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NBA 73 1580 10 best playoff performances in NBA history 29809738 Elgin Baylor, Game 5 of 1962 Finals Elgin+Baylor%2C+Game+5+of+1962+Finals NBA

Baylor scored a Finals-record 61 points and added 22 rebounds as the Lakers beat the Celtics to take a 3-2 series lead. The Celtics won the next two games, however, and Baylor never did win an NBA championship.

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NBA 73 1580 10 best playoff performances in NBA history 29809736 Bill Russell, Game 7 of 1962 Finals Bill+Russell%2C+Game+7+of+1962+Finals NBA

Boston center Bill Russell had 30 points and 40 rebounds as the Celtics beat the Lakers in OT to start a streak of six straight Finals triumphs over their rivals.

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NBA 73 1580 10 best playoff performances in NBA history 29809739 Bob Pettit, Game 6 of 1958 Finals Bob+Pettit%2C+Game+6+of+1958+Finals NBA

Bob Pettit scored 50 points as the St. Louis Hawks interrupted the dynasty of Bill Russell and the Boston Celtics. Pettit scored 19 of the Hawks' final 21 points, including the winning tip-in with 15 seconds left.

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NBA 73 1580 10 best playoff performances in NBA history 29809740 Dominique Wilkins vs. Larry Bird, Game 7 of 1988 East semis Dominique+Wilkins++vs.+Larry+Bird%2C+Game+7+of+1988+East+semis NBA

Wilkins scored 47 points to lead the Atlanta Hawks, but Bird scored 20 of his 34 in the fourth as the Boston Celtics won, 118-116.

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NBA 73 1580 10 best playoff performances in NBA history 29813152 LeBron James, Game 5 of 2007 East finals LeBron+James%2C+Game+5+of+2007+East+finals NBA

James scored the Cavs' final 25 points against a tough Pistons defense in the King's coming out party, a double-OT win.

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