This Day In Lakers History: Magic Johnson Plays Against Larry Bird For Final Time

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This Day In Lakers History: Magic Johnson Plays Against Larry Bird For Final Time
This Day In Lakers History: Magic Johnson Plays Against Larry Bird For Final Time

Without a doubt the biggest rivalry in the history of the NBA is between the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics. While the two franchises have squared off in numerous eras, it reached its peak in the 1980s with Magic Johnson and Larry Bird as the faces of not just the two teams, but the NBA as a whole. While the two were great friends off the court, they were fierce rivals on it with the two sides waging war on numerous occasions. Magic was the flashy, once-in-a-lifetime playmaker who was constantly smiling on the court, while Bird always looked focused and is one of the best shooters the NBA has ever seen. Anytime Magic and Bird faced off it was must-see television and the final meeting between

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