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June 7th could be the most important day in DC sports

40 years ago today the Washington Bullets went on to defeat the Seattle SuperSonics in Game 7 of the NBA Finals.
Credit: Isaac Brekken
LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 07: The Washington Capitals stand for the National Anthem prior to the game against the Vegas Golden Knights in Game Five of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final at T-Mobile Arena on June 7, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON (WUSA9)-- June 7 could be the most memorable day in D.C. sports.

Forty years ago today the Washington Bullets went on to defeat the Seattle SuperSonics in Game 7 of the NBA Finals for their only championship in franchise history.

And now, the Washington Capitals have won their first championship, too.

The Bullets Game 7 win was the first time a road team ever won Game 7 in the NBA Finals.

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Not only will fans remember the Bullets winning the NBA championship in 1978 but also the Capitals for winning the Stanley Cup in 2018.

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