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THE GOLDEN AGE OF BASKETBALL

THE GOLDEN AGE OF BASKETBALL

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STEVEN ROSEBORO, FORMER NBA PHOTOGRAPHER, AUTHOR AND BASKETBALL FANATIC TALKS ALL THINGS NBA FROM A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE.

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The 1984-85 season began with Magic Johnson and the Los Angeles Lakers looking up at Larry Bird, MVP of the World Champion Boston Celtics; Bird had dominated the 1984 NBA Finals and willed the Celtics to a comeback victory in... more

The Summer of 1984 was an eventful 3 months for new Commissioner David Stern and the NBA; on the heels of an epic 7-game Finals slugfest between Larry Bird's World Champion Boston Celtics and Magic Johnson's Los Angeles... more

The table had been set over the past 5 seasons and now the main course had finally arrived; Larry Bird would meet Magic Johnson for the NBA's biggest prize, the first of a Championship Series Trilogy that would change NBA History. The... more

In Part Two of this series, Steve relieves the 1984 Season and NBA Playoffs featuring a round one Classic between scoring machine Bernard King's New York Knicks and "Pocket Magic", Detroit Guard Isiah Thomas, who took turns... more

In the first of a series, Steve takes us back to the Tipping Point of modern NBA History, the 1984-85 Finals Classics between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics, where Larry Bird and Magic Johnson would finally meet with... more

Once again NBA Finals Bridesmaids in 1982, The Philadelphia 76ers roll the dice on Free Agent MVP Moses Malone and never look back. Malone, now teamed with the incomparable Julius "Dr. J" Erving, Guards Maurice Cheeks... more

Steve continues his review of the 1981-1982 Season with the Eastern Conference Finals, the third meeting in 3 years between Larry Bird's Boston Celtics and Julius Erving's Philadelphia 76ers. Dr. J would prevail in a grueling seven game series... more

The Lakers regain supremacy of the NBA in 1981-82, but not without drama worthy of Daytime Soap Opera. The honeynoon is over for Magic Johnson as he suffers his first taste of negative publicity, when fresh off of his record 25 million... more

Steve Reviews the NBA in 1981...Larry Bird wins First NBA Title (Technical difficulties with (9PM Show!)

In Part 3, Steve Recaps the 1980 NBA Regular season and Playoffs, featuring the classic 1980 NBA Championship Series as Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and the Los Angeles Lakers take on the magnificent Julius "Dr. J" Erving... more

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