Photos: Rockets sweep Magic in '95 NBA Finals

Photos: Rockets sweep Magic in '95 NBA Finals

Credit: MICHELLE HOMER / KHOU.com

Among the sweetest memories in Houston sports history were the Rockets’ back-to-back NBA Championships in 1994 and 1995. The Rockets swept the Orlando Magic in 1995 the claim their second straight championship.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on April 23, 2013 at 6:55 PM

Updated Wednesday, Dec 4 at 4:00 PM

HOUSTON -- Among the sweetest memories in Houston sports history were the Rockets’ back-to-back NBA Championships in 1994 and 1995.

The Rockets swept the Orlando Magic in 1995 the claim their second straight championship.

The series featured a matchup of two of the best centers in NBA history, Hakeem Olajuwon and Shaquille O’Neal.

The odds were stacked against the Rockets who had to win a record nine road games in the playoffs. They became the first team ever to win the NBA Finals as a sixth seed and the first team to beat four 50-win teams -- including the tough San Antonio Spurs -- in a single postseason.

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