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Walton vs. Jabbar

Bill Walton and Kareem Abdul Jabbar,  the two ex-UCLA greats with five NCAA titles between them, went head-to-head in the NBA Western Conference finals in 1977.  Though Jabbar averaged 27.7 points per game and 16 rebounds to Walton’s 19.3 ppg and 15.3 rebounds, Walton’s Portland Trailblazers won the series in 4 games.  Portland went on to the finals and beat the 76ers.