In 1995, the Orlando Magic beat the Indiana Pacers to reach the NBA Finals.
The suns have never won the finals against any team
in the 1994-1995 season. In this same year shaq won the NBA scoring title and beat MJ during MJs first year back from retirement. Shaq ended up loosing to the rockets in the finals NBA finals.
The 2009 NBA Finals between the Lakers and Magic is the 63rd.The first was held in 1947 with the Philadelphia Warriors defeating the Chicago Stags, 4 games to 1.
the Vancouver canucks first made the finals in 1982.
the lakers did not play that year
In soccer which year did France reach the semi-finals for the first time?
Earvin "Magic" Johnson was a rookie during the 1979-1980 season. He was awarded NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award during this season. This was the first of many MVP awards.
The Edmonton Oilers beat the New York Islanders in the Stanley Cup Finals in 1984, ending the Islanders 4 year Stanley-Cup streak.