Magic Johnson: ‘Don’t forget the Showtime Lakers’ in ‘Last Dance’ mania

It wasn’t until the Lakers had gathered at the airport that they learned the harsh truth: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s ankle hadn’t responded to treatment. He wouldn’t be joining them on the cross-country flight to Philadelphia, where the Lakers would try to close out the 1980 NBA Finals in Game 6 the next night at the Spectrum…. Continue reading at New York Post