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Evelyn Johnson in Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals

Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals

2010 NR

Sorting through the tangled rivalry -- and surprising friendship -- between basketball greats Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, this HBO documentary dissects the players' unique styles and asks the legends themselves to talk about their careers. Other highlights include interviews with sportscaster Bryant Gumbel; former teammates Kevin McHale, Cedric Maxwell and Michael Cooper; and Johnson's former coach, Pat Riley.