NBA marks 75th year: A look at the 80's

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Julius Julius Dr Dr J. J. Erving Erving and and NBA NBA hall hall of of Famer Famer and and in in NBA NBA and and ABA ABA champion champion says says players players in in the the eighties eighties the the league league success success to to the the previous previous generation generation shoulders shoulders we we wish wish all all cool cool you you know know who who was was right right many many many many years years yeah yeah Robert Robert S. S. and and Riley Riley of of three three time time NBA NBA coach coach of of the the year year says says the the league's league's popularity popularity exploded exploded because because of of the the rivalry rivalry between between the the Celtics Celtics Larry Larry Bird Bird and and the the Lakers Lakers Magic Magic Johnson Johnson so so to to run run this this is is the the media media also also played played up up the the rivalry rivalry and and help help make make the the NBA NBA as as popular popular as as it it has has become become a a norm norm hall hall

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