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Who was Taken First in the 1984 NBA Draft?

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When Did Magic Johnson and Larry Bird First Meet in the NBA Finals?

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Magic Johnson and Larry Bird first met in the NBA Finals in 1984. The Celtics took down the Lakers in a close series 4-3.

Where Did Michael Jordan Play College Basketball?

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What Position Did Kevin McHale Play?

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What was Dominique Wilkins Named in 1986?

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When did Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Win His Last NBA MVP Award?

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What Number Did Clyde Drexler Wear?

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What was Isiah Thomas's number on the Detriot Pistons?

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Who was the first ever NBA lottery pick?

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1985 was the first year for the lottery. Before that they did a coin toss to determine one and two.

How Many Titles Did Magic Johnson Win?

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Magic Johnson won 5 NBA titles (1980, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988).

When was Charles Barkley Named the NBA Rebounding Leader?

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Barkley is the shortest player in NBA history to lead the league in rebounding when he averaged a career high 14.6 rebounds per game during the 1986–87 season.

Which Team Drafted Dominique Wilkins in 1982?

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Who was the First Pick in the 1982 NBA Draft?

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How Many Points Did James Worthy Average in the 1988 NBA Finals?

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Who was Named the NBA Rookie of the Year in 1986?

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This player won the MVP in back-to-back years in the early 80s with different teams. Who was it?

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Moses won the NBA MVP twice with Houston in 79' and 82', and once with Philadephia in 83', the same year they won the championship.

When Did Michael Jordan Win His First NBA MVP Award?

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What Was The First Year Dominique Wilkins Won the Slam Dunk Contest?

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Which two teams selected players ahead of Michael Jordan?

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The year was 1984. Houston selected Hakeem Olajuwon, who went on to become great, and Portland selected Sam Bowie, who was plagued by injuries and never became an effective player. Jordan was selected third by Chicago and the rest is history.

When I retired, I had played in more games than any other player, and won three rings as part of the Boston "Big Three" in the '80s. I have scored over 20,000 career points. Who am I?

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Robert Parish was the iron man of basketball. He played in 1611 games over 21 seasons in the NBA, winning three championships with the Boston Celtics. Parish finished his career with 23,334 points and over 14,000 boards.

Which Team Has Not Retired Moses Malone's Jersey?

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The Rockets retired his No. 24 jersey in 1998, and the 76ers retired his No. 2 on February 8, 2019.

When Did Isiah Thomas Win His First NBA Championship?

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How Many NBA Finals MVP Awards Did Larry Bird Win?

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Larry Bird won two NBA Final MVP awards in 1984 and 1986.

When Did Magic Johnson Win His First NBA MVP Award?

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Which Pick was Isiah Thomas in the 1981 NBA Draft?

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