The NBA Eastern Conference was dominated in the in the early 1980’s by the Philadelphia 76ers and the Boston Celtics. In fact, they were the only two teams to reach the NBA Finals between the years 1980-1987. The two biggest stars of those championship caliber teams were Julius “Dr. J” Erving and Larry Bird. Larry Bird and Dr. J battled throughout the early part of the decade and this image captures on of these moments. As Dr. J ascended toward the basket, the unassumingly athletic Bird met him in the air to block his shot. Bird’s has signed this limited edition (33) 16 x 20 designed photo in silver paint pen. *Buyer will receive a random number from the collection.* His signature is deemed authentic by virtue of Upper Deck Authenticated’s Five Step Process.