35 Years Ago, Larry Bird Left Michael Jordan In Awe At The 1988 All-Star Weekend

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Before Michael Jordan left people amazed during the 1988 Slam Dunk Contest, he was the one in awe.

Jordan watched Larry Bird make 23 out of a possible 30, while still wearing his warm-up jacket. MJ said:


“He didn’t take off his top yet. I’d hate to see it when he takes off his top.”


Well, Bird didn’t need to and took home to crown…


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