1980sBasketballCBSDick StocktonDr JKareem Abdule JabbarLarry BirdLew Alcindor / Kareem Abdule-JabbarMagic JohnsonMichael JordanNBANBA All Star GameNBA Hall of FameRobert Parrish

NBA – 1985 All Star Game – Indiana Hoosier Dome – Dick Stockton & Tom Heinsohm

DOG COMMENTARY:

The 35th National Basketball Association All-Star Game was played on February 10, 1985, at the Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis, Indiana. The coaches were K. C. Jones (Boston Celtics) for the East, and Pat Riley (Los Angeles Lakers) for the West….with the leading scorers being Rockets Ralph Sampson (24), Spurs George “Iceman” Gervin (23), Lakers Magic Johnson (21), Suns Larry Nance (16) and Mavs Rolando Blackmon (15)….while the East Stars were led by Pistons Isiah Thomas (22), Celtics Larry Bird (21), Bucks Terry Cummings (16), Knicks Bernard King (13) and 76’ers Dr. J (12)….as the West won by a final score of 140 – 129….and the MVP was Ralph Sampson, Houston (29 minutes, 24 points, 10 rebounds).

What makes this 1985 NBA All Star Game worth watching is the fact that there were 17 future NBA Hall of Fame players who played in this game including Adrian Dantley, Kareem Abdule-Jabbar, Magic Johnson, Isiah Thomas, Larry Bird, Robert Parrish, Ralph Sampson, Akeem Olajuwon, Michael Jordan, Alex English, Dr. J Julius Erving, Benard King, Dennis Johnson, Moses Malone and George Gervin.

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