Magic Johnson says 'Showtime' Lakers 'would probably sweep' these Warriors

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Magic's right that the Warriors would have a lot of trouble slowing down Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and would probably be crushed on the glass. Johnson's Lakers' won five titles in the 1980s. "Nowadays, if you can't shoot a three, you're a liability on the floor. That wasn't the case back then", Green said.

A generation of fans were born on the back of Showtime taking the National Basketball Association by storm, with a fast-paced, free-wheeling style that teams simply couldn't compete against back in the day.

"I never understand when people try to compare eras and say this team could've beat that team or they couldn't have beat this team or this player was better than that player".

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Better call Draymond Green a Muggle because he doesn't believe in the Magic. The argument is a bad one because there's no way to compare. I've never understood it, nor do I get off into it.

Riley and Johnson are larger-than-life figures who will battle to get free agents this summer, but their longstanding friendship was on full display at this event. So there was a lot of bitterness that had really built up by the time we played them in "84". "If I were to say, 'We would've run (the historical teams) out of the gym, ' is that true?" I'm going to be wearing them out.

"Everyone wants to make history but I just want to win four games", Green said.

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"The thing that we could do, that would affect them and cause some problems, is that we could set up and we could run on them on the fast break".

Game 3 has not been a good time for the Golden State Warriors when they match up with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Meanwhile, Riley was happy to touch on another hot debate, the LeBron James-Michael Jordan "greatest ever" discussion.

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