January 18, 2018

Coach Nick breaks down the rarely seen game where Magic had to fill in for an injured Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and the Lakers took the game on the road in Philadelphia for Magic’s first title. Pat Riley had just joined the bench, and Dr. J had to wait two years for his title.

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Coach Nick is the founder of BballBreakdown, coached the Triangle Offense at the high school level, and counts Tex Winter and Pete Newell as mentors. For more of our conversation, follow him @BBALLBREAKDOWN.

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  • Great work, Coach. Magic was such a matchup nightmare. One minor correction: Philly would win their title three years later, not two, after Moses arrived from Houston.

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