Source: Composite image by G_marius based on a Steve Lipofsky´s image
Larry Bird or Magic Johnson, who was the best NBA player of the 1980s?
Larry Bird vs Magic Johnson
Larry Bird and Magic Johnson were arguably the best basketball players during the 1980s. They were players of exceptional talent and played for the best NBA teams of that decade, the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers. Both started their career in 1979 and retired in the early 1990s. Each of them participated 12 times in the NBA All-Star game (Bird played for the Eastern Conference and Johnson for the Western one) and won the NBA Most Valuable Player award three times (Bird in 1984, 1985 and 1986 and Johnson in 1987, 1989 and 1990).
Undeniably Johnson and Bird were amazing players and some of the most impressive sportsmen of all time, but which of these two legends do you prefer?
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Best 1980s NBA player: Larry Bird or Magic Johnson?
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