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  1. Bird soars to another NBA milestone

    Larry Schwartz

    Larry Bird becomes the fifth player in NBA history to score 20,000 points with 5,000 assists in the Celtics' 123-95 rout of the Bullets at Boston Garden.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | November 26, 2001
  2. Kareem wins a record 6th NBA MVP award

    Larry Schwartz

    The Lakers' Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wins his record sixth NBA MVP.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 25, 2001
  3. Post Kareem era still Magical for Lakers

    Larry Schwartz

    The Lakers' Magic Johnson wins his third NBA MVP in four years.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 18, 2001
  4. Lakers' Magic trick (42 points) clinches title

    Larry Schwartz

    Starting at center because Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is injured, rookie Magic Johnson scores 42 points, grabs 15 rebounds and has seven assists to lead the Lakers past the 76ers, 123-107, in the clinching Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Philadelphia.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 15, 2001
  5. Celtics back on top after Kareem-ing Bucks

    Larry Schwartz

    The Celtics change strategies and decide to gang up on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar instead of playing him straight up. It works to perfection as Boston defeats the Bucks 102-87 in Game 7 at Milwaukee to win the NBA title.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 10, 2001
  6. A fan-tastic NBA beginning and a fond farewell

    Larry Schwartz

    The Lakers beat the Syracuse Nationals four games to two in the first NBA Finals as George Mikan scores 40 points in a 110-95 win in 1950. In 1989, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar plays his final NBA regular season game, scoring 10 and helping the Lakers win 121-117.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 22, 2001
  7. Kareem helps put end to Lakers streak

    Larry Schwartz

    The Lakers 33-game winning streak comes to an end in a 120-104 loss to Milwaukee. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar outscores 35-year-old Wilt Chamberlain 39-15 and has more rebounds (20 to 12), more blocked shots (10 to 6) and more assists (5 to 2).

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 07, 2001
  8. Not so lucky seven ends Kareem's streak

    Larry Schwartz

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is held to only seven points by his former Bucks team, breaking his NBA record streak of 787 consecutive games in which he scored in double figures, in an 85-83 Lakers loss to Milwaukee.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 02, 2000
  9. Alcindor awesome in UCLA debut

    Larry Schwartz

    Lew Alcindor, who will later change his name to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, scores a UCLA record 56 points in his collegiate debut, over USC in Pauley Pavilion.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 02, 2000
  10. Kareem just kept on winning

    Larry Schwartz

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar won three straight New York City Catholic high school championships, three consecutive NCAA championships at UCLA, and six NBA titles.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 30, 2000
  11. Magic was always a winner

    Larry Schwartz

    ESPN's look at sports in the 20th century examines Magic Johnson.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 29, 2000