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The Legendary Larry Bird-Dr. J Fight Was 34 Years Ago Today!

If you've been to any memorabilia stores or card shows, you've certainly seen the photo of Larry Bird and Julius Erving gripping each other's throats. The two got into the fight 34-years-ago today in a classic Celtics-Sixers battle. Neither one of them will ever sign that picture.

The two legends always got along, did commercials together and never had an issue: until the fight. They were both fined, but not suspended! Yes, they did became friends off the court again after the fight was over!

Oh, BTW: Bird had 42 points before the fight and Dr. J finished with six and the Celtics ended up winning 130-119.

WATCH: Larry Bird and Dr. J square off in their legendary fight, Nov. 9, 1984!

Larry Bird vs. Dr. J FIGHT | LIVE 11-9-84

November 9, 1984 - Julius Erving (PHI) vs. Larry Bird (BOS) This one happened on a Friday night early in the season and this one was so great simply because of who it involved. Larry Bird and Dr. J were the initiators, but the fight also involved Charles Barkley, Moses Malone, and Maurice Cheeks, just to name a few.