Celtics-Lakers: December 28, 1979 - Rivalry Renewed, Lakers 123, Celtics 105

The two players who lit up college basketball and were the NBA's hope for the future matched up for the first time as professionals. Like the NCAA Finals, Magic Johnson outperformed Larry Bird. The last time they matched up, Magic's Michigan State team knocked off Indiana State 74-65. (Joan Adlen/Getty Images)