Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 4/15/12
The story of Magic Johnson and Larry Bird has gone to Broadway, where producers are hoping the same theater buffs who turned out for a show on Vince Lombardi will want to see a rivalry in short shorts. Magic/Bird has taken one of the greatest rivalry in sports and put it on stage, and of all the rivalries they could have chosen, it's not hard to see why Bird and Johnson were chosen. The two NBA superstars had many epic battles, from the encounter in the NCAA championship game to their NBA Finals clashes between the Lakers and the Celtics....

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