NBA Finals 2022: Dwyane Wade, Jimmy Butler and Giannis Antetokounmpo headline the Finals' All-Game 3 team

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Players from the Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors will try to add their names to the list of great performances in NBA Finals history.

And as the NBA concludes its 75th anniversary season, it's an ideal time to look back on the best individual efforts we've ever seen in the league's championship round.

We'll be doing so on a game-by-game basis throughout the 2022 Finals, choosing a six-player team -- all five positions plus a sixth man -- from each game during the series (Game 1s, Game 2s and so on).

There's no specific formula for what constitutes Finals greatness, though I will be leaning on the game score metric developed by John Hollinger for games where it's available from Basketball-Reference.com since player turnovers were first tracked in the 1977-78 season.

The all-time great Game 3s featured a number of players facing 2-0 deficits, highlighted by Dwyane Wade powering a Miami Heat fourth-quarter comeback, Jimmy Butler recording a historic triple-double for the Heat and Warriors center Wilt Chamberlain outplaying Boston Celtics rival Bill Russell. Let's take a look back.