May 31, 2002- New Jersey Nets advance to first ever NBA finals


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Seen here is the Izod Center, where the New Jersey Nets were playing while they were able to make it to the finals in 2002.

By: Zachary Kaye, Reporter/Editor

On this day in 2002, the New Jersey Nets were able to advance to the NBA Finals. This was the first time in franchise history that the Nets were able to make it to this point. They ended up falling short in this series to the Los Angeles Lakers.