Originally Posted by Deuce Bigalow
Nice. And he was more efficient too (01 & 02).
In 2000 Shaq carried the load, 201 4th quarter points to 107 for Kobe. Didn't 00 Shaq have the highest 4 quarter ppg in a championship run, or top 5? I think I saw that stat somewhere, it had 95 and 00 Shaq, some Jordan, and 11 Dirk.
Not sure. Videos of all the post-merger Finals are available online, but complete play-by-play data only goes back to the late 90s (96-97 is the first season), so I don't know how that could be verified.