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Cuando éramos los mejores
Cuando éramos los mejores

Cuando éramos los mejores

SPORTS & RECREATION

368 Pages, 6 x 8.75

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $29.95 (US $29.95) (CA $35.95)

Publication Date: May 2017

ISBN 9788494403330

Rights: US & CA

Contra (May 2017)

Price: $29.95
 
 

Overview

From the second Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Larry Bird stepped onto the court as rivals, there began an unparalleled physical and psychological battle. In Celtics' green was Bird, a tough, shrewd Indiana native with an infallible long-range shot. In the gold and purple of the Lakers was "Magic" Johnson, Mr. Showtime, the dazzling personality. Cuando éramos los mejores transports us to this unforgettable period in basketball history and reveals the hidden side of both players' dynamic careers.

Reviews

"Unprecedented insight and commentary from the stars themselves on their unique relationship, a compelling mixture of bitter rivalry and mutual admiration... Offers a captivating look at the NBA's greatest era." — Kirkus Reviews, on the English- language edition

"A terrific read." —Sports Illustrated, on the English- language edition

"Spectacular." —Dan Shaughnessy, The Boston Globe, on the English- language edition

"Greatness commands our attention . . . uplifting . . . If ever there was a two-man Dream Team, they were it." —New York Times Book Review, on the English- language edition

Author Biography

Larry Bird played thirteen seasons with the Boston Celtics, receiving three NBA titles, three MVP recognitions, an Olympic gold medal, and entry into the Hall of Fame in 1988. He is currently the general manager for the Indiana Pacers. Earvin "Magic" Johnson played thirteen seasons for the Los Angeles Lakers, where he received five NBA titles, three MVP recognitions, an Olympic gold medal, and a spot in the Hall of Fame in 2002. Jackie MacMullan is an American journalist with the Boston Globe and ESPN. She received the Curt Gowdy Media Award for basketball reporting.