When 11.04.2012Former sporting rivals of the NBA Larry Bird and Magic Johnson were together again at the recent premier production of the semi-biographical play of their respective careers. Magic arrived with his wife and son before posing for photos with Larry, who had posed alone prior to this. Actress Rooney Mara and 'Burn Notice' star Jeffrey Donovan were also seen on the red carpet at the Longacre Theatre on Broadway.
The play chronicles the professional careers of Johnson and Bird, who went head to head a number of times from the late 19070's until early in the 1990s. Their rivalry reinvigorated the NBA, and eventually turned into the greatest and most famous friendships in professional sports