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When the game was ours

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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  • "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 collectedeight 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."
  • "With intimate, fly-on-the-wall detail, "When the Game Was Ours" transports readers to an electric era of basketball and reveals for the first time the inner workings of two players--Larry Bird and Earvin "Magic" Johnson--dead set on besting one another."
  • "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."@en

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