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8. Derek Fisher vs. Boston Celtics, Game 3 NBA Finals, June 8, 2010.
The setting: The Lakers led the Celtics by four points when Fisher grabbed a rebound of a missed three-point shot by Ray Allen, dribbled the length of the court and laid the ball in over three Celtics with 48.3 seconds remaining in Boston. Fouled on the play, Fisher made the free throw for an 87-80 lead.
The significance: The Lakers’ 91-84 victory gave them a 2-1 series lead and allowed them to regain home-court advantage after losing Game 2 at Staples Center. Fisher scored 11 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter and helped hold Allen to two points on 0-for-13 shooting. Said Celtics Coach Doc Rivers: “[Fisher] won the game for them.”