Magic and Byrd: A Courtship of Rivals

  • Published 4 years ago
  • 10

Nowadays the NBA is one of the most popular sports not just in America, but around the world. But it wasn’t always like that. There were times that the NBA was the fifth or fourth most popular sport in America.

Nowadays, they are competing for the No.1 spot. While the league has so many different stars nowadays, it all dates back to Magic Johnson and Larry Bird. Those two came in the league in the 80s, and created a rivalry not matched till this day.

It is worth noting that they played for two of the most storied franchise in the NBA, the Lakers and the Celtics.

Bird and Magic raised the bar of popularity of the league in the 80s. Then Jordan came in and he made the league even bigger than it is. And while they were rivals on the court, they were good friends off the court.

Magic and Bird played against each other in three Finals. Bird won one, and Magic won two of those. In total, Magic and the Lakers won five titles in the 80s, while Bird and the Celtics won three titles. This documentary takes an in-depth look of their rivalry.

From Around the Web

Related Videos

Social
kid celebrities
youtube icon
47:18

This shocking one-hour documentary special takes us into the mini world of children who so desperately want to be celebrities at the age of 10 that they are already living the cele...

  • 270
  • 1 month ago
  • Not Rated
Social
growig up poor in america
youtube icon
53:18

The documentary, "Growing Up Poor in America", follows three children and their families in the battleground state of Ohio as the COVID-19 pandemic amplifies their struggle to stay...

  • 263
  • 2 months ago
  • Not Rated
Social
lazy bones film
youtube icon
07:29

Lazy Bones is a story of a boy named Shyam. In this film we have shown importance of time in every stage of life.At one point, Shayam used to take everything lightly and then he re...

  • 255
  • 2 months ago
  • Not Rated
Sports
bicycle invention
youtube icon
01:55:10

A bicycle, also called a pedal cycle, bike or cycle, is a human-powered or motor-powered assisted, pedal-driven, single-track vehicle, having two wheels attached to a frame, one be...

  • 262
  • 3 months ago
  • Not Rated
Avatar

4,821 Videos / 17,975,457 Views
Tags

Related Articles
All of the stadiums are situated within a 35-mile radius of Doha, making Qatar 2022 the most localized World Cup ever
  • 239
  • 1 week ago
Burning Man is one of the more unique summer festivals. It is an event focused on community, art, self-expression, and s...
  • 628
  • 2 months ago
The Hopi Society is one of the few in the world ruled by women. After the birth of a child, the paternal side of the fam...
  • 546
  • 4 months ago
Afghanistan is home to around 38 million people. And according to the United Nations Population Fund, the country has on...
  • 916
  • 5 months ago