Today in Philly Sports – May 18th, 1983 – 76ers Advance to NBA Finals with Victory over the Bucks in Eastern Conference Finals

UNITED STATES - MAY 14: Basketball: playoffs, Philadelphia 76ers Moses Malone (2) in action, making dunk vs Milwaukee Bucks Sidney Moncrief (4), Milwaukee, WI 5/14/1983 (Photo by Jerry Wachter/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) (SetNumber: X28482 TK1 R5 F13)

34 years ago today the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 115-103 in game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals to advance to the NBA Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers. The 76ers were led by double doubles from Julius Erving (24 points and 10 rebounds) and Moses Malone (28 points and 17 rebounds). The 76ers did not make or attempt a 3 point shot in the entire game.