When the Game Was Ours



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ISBN: 9780547225470
Bird, Larry / Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)


From the moment these two players took the court on opposing sides, they engaged in a fierce physical and psychological battle. Their uncommonly competitive relationship came to symbolize the most compelling rivalry in the NBA. These were the basketball epics of the 1980s -- Celtics vs Lakers, East vs West, physical vs finesse, Old School vs Showtime, even white vs black. Each pushed the other to greatness  -- together Bird and Johnson collected 8 NBA Championships, and 6 MVP awards and helped save the floundering NBA at its most critical time.  When it started they were bitter rivals, but along the way they became lifelong friends.  

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