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Jerry Lucas, Billy Cunningham and Wes Unseld began their careers on the same date years ago.
Coaches Larry Brown and Doug Moe helped the ABA shine.
Jason Williams made the amazing happen often in Sactown.
Bob Lanier crafted a Hall-of-Fame career in Detroit and Milwaukee, but never got to The Finals.
Before he was a living legend, Kobe Bryant was a dunking teen-age rookie on the Lakers.
The Celtics' run through the 1985-86 campaign was one of several notable events that season.
Adrian Smith made the most of his lone All-Star Game appearance by winning MVP honors.