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San Antonio Spurs' Avery Johnson (6) and teammate Mario Elie, left, throw up their hands for a high-five after defeating the New York Knicks 78-77 in Game 5 of the 1999 NBA Finals to clinch the championship Friday, June 25, 1999, at New York's Madison Square Garden. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)