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1972 Olympics: The most controversial 3 seconds in basketball history - Interbasket
At the 1972 Munich Olympic Games, the Soviet Union officially beat the United States in the Men’s Basketball Final by 51 – 50, ending the US Team’s 63 – 0 domination of the sport. In reality, the confusion, and multiple breaches of the international rules of basketball that occurred on the court at the very end of the game became one of the most hotly contested moments in the history of the sport and the Olympic Games. Confusion and controversy …