Every day during this time of social distancing, we've been bringing you a Pittsburgh Sports Moment of the Day to help combat the sadness that comes with no sports. I've also been posting a non-Pittsburgh Sports Moment of the Day as well, something memorable that is not directly related to Pittsburgh sports.
On this day in 1979, one of the most iconic rivalries in the history of sports began when Larry Bird and Indiana State faced Magic Johnson and Michigan State in the 1979 National Championship game. It was the precursor to a rivalry that would continue into the NBA, where Johnson's Lakers and Bird's Celtics met in the Finals three times.
Wesley Uhler is the host of Steelers Blitz, Noon-2 on Steelers Nation Radio, and a Producer for ESPN Pittsburgh. You can find him on Twitter @WesleyUhler.
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