One of NBA's greatest rivalries unfolds on big screen
The title is more significant than you might think.
The HBO Sports documentary
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Yet, by presenting the Greatest Basketball Story Ever Told as a struggle, and then bond, between two strong personalities, you end up realizing that Larry Bird and Magic Johnson made history -- not the other way around.