FILE - In this April 6, 2009 file photo, former NBA players Magic Johnson, right, and Larry Bird share a laugh at a news conference before the championship game between Michigan State and North ... more 
FILE - In this April 6, 2009 file photo, former NBA players Magic Johnson, right, and Larry Bird share a laugh at a news conference before the championship game between Michigan State and North Carolina at the men's NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament, in Detroit. Showtime is about to have a whole new meaning for Magic Johnson. The story of his rivalry and friendship with Larry Bird has been made into a play, opening in New York in April. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Amy Sancetta, File
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