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  1. Time to turn back the clock

    Chris Broussard

    After limping in from my rec league game Monday night, I plopped onto my couch and turned on ESPN Classic. I knew they'd be showing some vintage Lakers-Celtics footage. Boy was I happy when I saw Magic pushing the ball up court in Game 4 of the 1984 ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 03, 2008
  2. Mikan was first pro to dominate the post

    George Mikan, professional basketball's first dominant big man who led the Minneapolis Lakers to five NBA championships, has died at the age of 80.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 02, 2005
  3. Beenders played in NBA forerunner

    Former LIU star center Beenders dies at 87

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 27, 2003
  4. The Mourning After

    Pat Smith, Jr.

    More info on Alonzo Mourning

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 14, 2003
  5. Irish Eyes Smiling On St. Patrick's Day

    ESPN Classic will continue its St. Patrick's Day tradition of wearing green and drinking a green beer while watching 20 hours of Irish action featuring Celtics basketball and Notre Dame football.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | March 10, 2003
  6. 'Fat Freddie' Scolari dies at 80

    Fred Scolari, a two-time NBA All-Star who coached the Baltimore Bullets in the 1951-52 season, died at age 80.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 23, 2002
  7. Barnes won title with Boston, Olympic gold

    Jim Barnes, an Arkansas native who went on to play in the Olympic Games and in the NBA, has died.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 18, 2002
  8. Classic NBA Buzzer Beaters

    Magic, Jordan and John Stockton show why the ball is in their hands when the game is on the line as ESPN Classic presents Classic NBA Buzzer Beaters on Saturday from noon-7 p.m. ET.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 07, 2002
  9. Classic NBA Playoffs Record-Setting Scores

    ESPN Classic presents some of the highest-scoring NBA Playoff games in recent history and great individual performances in those games on Sunday from noon - 8 p.m. ET.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 08, 2002
  10. Classic NBA Finals

    Get ready for the NBA Finals by watching ESPN Classic's 31-hour special beginning Saturday at 10 a.m. ET.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 28, 2002
  11. Classic NBA Playoffs

    Get ready for the NBA playoffs by watching some of the greatest playoff games of the past Sunday on ESPN Classic.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 11, 2002
  12. Rifleman is first to shatter an NBA backboard

    Larry Schwartz

    Chuck Connors, who will gain fame as "The Rifleman" on TV, becomes the first player in the NBA (called the BAA then) to shatter a backboard. The Celtics center does it not with a dunk, but on a two-handed shot in pregame warmups at Boston Arena.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 30, 2001
  13. Classic NBA Tip Off: Running of the Bulls

    Classic NBA Tip Off celebrates the beginning of the NBA season from Saturday at 2 p.m. to Sunday at 6 a.m. ET.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 29, 2001
  14. Back injury forces Bird into retirement

    Larry Schwartz

    Larry Bird is forced to retire because of a bad back. Bird is the only non-center to win three consecutive MVP awards (1984-86). A 10-time All-Star, he led the Celtics to three NBA titles, averaging 24.3 points and 10 rebounds in his 13-year career.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 16, 2001
  15. Isiah defied the odds

    Mike Puma

    Isiah Thomas led Indiana to an NCAA championship and the Detroit Pistons to two NBA titles. SportsCentury: Isiah Thomas airs Tuesday at 4 pm ET.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 11, 2001
  16. Classic Boston moments

    ESPN Classic looks back at some of the most memorable moments in Boston sports history.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 15, 2001