The Golden Age of Basketball
Volume II - No Jack
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Volume 2 of the Golden Age of Basketball, the NBA in the Decade of the Eighties recaptures the non-stop excitement of the most competitive Decade in NBA History. Featuring over 250 photos of NBA stars including Hall of Famers Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Jordan, Isiah Thomas , Akeem Olajuwon, James Worthy, Kevin McHale, Robert Parish, Dennis Johnson, Joe Dumars, Dominique Wilkins, Charles Barkley, and Patrick Ewing, former NBA Photojournalist Steven A. Roseboro takes you back to relive the record-setting exploits of the Players and Coaches, the bitter playoff wars, triumph and tragedy, laying the foundation for unprecedented growth of a League. Volume 2 (1985-1989) actually leads off with the 1984 Summer Olympic Men's Basketball team, led by college superstars Michael Jordan and Patrick Ewing; revisits the seminal 1984 NBA Draft which introduced Jordan, Akeem Olajuwon, Charles Barkley and John Stockton to the League; the classic rematch of Celtics-Lakers in the 1985 NBA Finals; the dominant Celtic and Laker teams of 1986 and 1987; the historic Back to Back Championship of the Lakers in 1988 and Isiah Thomas' Bad Boy Detroit Pistons crashing the Championship party in 1989. A one-stop historical reference for Basketball fans of all ages.