June 6, 1997: Scottie Pippen of the Chicago Bulls tied an then NBA Finals record when he made seven 3-pointers in Chicago’s 104-93 Game 3 loss to the Utah Jazz.
Kenny Smith of the Houston Rockets previously set the record with 7 treys vs. Orlando on June 7, 1995.
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True, except there wasn’t always a 3pt line.
It’s quite possible that Jerry West and/or Rick Barry would have achieved this at least once back in the ’60s had the line been available for them.