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NBA & NCAAM – 1986 – Special – A Journey In Time – Billy Packer Highlights Basketball In The America

In this CBS Sports special, lead basketball commentator Billy Packer showcases highlights of the 1986 NCAA and NBA seasons in the USA…..while providing his analysis of who was hot and who was not…..as the special was titled “A Journey In Time” 

This video provides highlights of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship….with the Louisville Cardinals defeating the Duke Blue Devils by a score of 72 – 69…..as Duke Blue Devils Guard Johnny Dawkins is named Naismith College Player of the Year…..plus highlights of the NBA Finals….where the Boston Celticswon the NBA title with a 4 games to 2 win over the Houston Rockets…..with Celts F Larry Bird being awarded the NBA MVP. 

All of these highlights are followed by the story of the death of Maryland forward and Celtics Draft Pick at # 2 of Len Bias…..who died from a cocaine overdose the night of the 1986 NBA draft…..as the 1986 basketball season in the USA was one to remember….so we at ImaSportsphile are “tickled pink” to have this video in our treasure chest of vintage memories here at our site.

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