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NBA – 1986 – Finals Game 2 – Rockets Vs Celtics Halftime Show With Brent Musburger + Magic Johnson

In this video herewith….CBS’s Brent Musburger and guest host Magic Johnson man the mikes for At the Half of Game 2 of the 1986 NBA Finals…..which was played on May 29, 1986 before 14,890 fans at Boston Garden…..when the third quarter again proved decisive for the Celtics….who outscored the Rockets 34-19 in the quarter….in a game that the Rockets “Twin Towers” of Ralph Sampson and Akeem Olajuwon combined for 32 points in the first half….but were only able to score a combined seven in the second….. Larry Bird paced the Celtics with 31 points on 12-for-19 shooting and grabbing 8 rebounds and dishing out 7 assists….while Kevin McHale added 25 in another Boston rout…..while Houston’s Olajuwon score 21 with 10 rebounds….and Rockets’ Rodney McCray dished out 5 assists.  It was Boston’s 40th consecutive victory at home, regular season and playoffs combined. 

Having legendary sportscaster Brent Musburger and Hall of Fame player and NBA legend Magic Johnson at the studio desk for this NBA At The Half show makes this a video well worth watching….as they review the 1st half action and provide analysis and assessment of the upcoming 2nd half of play is just another “nugget of gold” in our treasure chest of vintage memories here at ImaSportsphile. 

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