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When the game was ours

Author: Larry Bird; Earvin Johnson; Jackie MacMullan
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st Mariner books edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)505420763
Named Person: Larry Bird; Earvin Johnson; Larry Bird; Earvin Johnson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Bird; Earvin Johnson; Jackie MacMullan
ISBN: 1299886345 9781299886346 9780547416816 0547416814
OCLC Number: 858972457
Notes: "Mariner Books."
Copyright date 2009.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 340 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Responsibility: Larry Bird & Earvin "Magic" Johnson, with Jackie MacMullan.

Abstract:

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?eight NBA Championships, six 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.?? With intimate, fly-on-the-wall detail, When the Game Was OursWhen the Game Was Ours is a reevaluation of three decades in counterpoint.?It is also a rollicking ride through professional basketball?s best times.

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