Today in Sports History: May 29

Rik Smits led the Indiana Pacers to victory over the Orlando Magic in Game 4 of the 1995 Eastern Conference Finals. “The Dunking Dutchman” sunk a foul line jump shot with no time left on the clock to give the Pacers a one point lead over the Magic. Indiana’s Reggie Miller and Orlando’s Brian Shaw and Anfernee Hardaway all sunk 3-pointers during the last 13.3 seconds of the game. The Pacers played in Game 7 of the finals but lost to the Magic. Smits stayed with the Pacers for another 5 seasons before retiring in 2000 with 12,871 points, 5,277 rebounds, and 1,111 blocks.

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