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When the Game Was Ours Paperback – Bargain Price, October 1, 2010
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"A compelling and enjoyable read, every bit as entertaining as watching Magic and Bird battling on the parquet." (Boston Globe )
"Fascinating...The game of basketball has never been better than when it was theirs." (Washington Post )
"An exhilarating ride down one of the most competitive rivalries ever." (Pat Riley )
"In doing this book together...Bird and Johnson have created the definitive final chapter in their great story." (Montreal Gazette )
"Bird and Johnson's account of how much they grew to care about each other while maintaining their feroctiy is especially uplifing...If ever these was a two-man Dream Team, they were it." (New York Times Book Review )
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The stories and careers are woven together seamlessly and are entertaining. The Boston author does a fair job of representing each athlete equally and there is no detectable "East Coast Bias"
Fun book that explores the careers of each athlete and offers insights into how they helped grow the game and how their legends' grew along side one another- how they were rivals and friends at the same time.
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Acting: Nothing extraordinary, but nothing particularly bad.Read more