Johnson vs Johnson

Phoenix guard Kevin Johnson defensively matches up with Seattle Sonics guard Avery Johnson during the 1989 NBA season. Twenty three years later Kevin Johnson, Mayor of Sacramento, is in another defensive match trying the keep the Sacramento Kings in Northern California.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

The Los Angeles Lakers were defined for 14 seasons by the play of Kareem Abdul -Jabbar from 1976 to 1989 as he lead the Lakers to 13 consecutive playoff appearances, five NBA titles and four league MVP awards. Abdul-Jabbar finished his career with 38,387 regular season points, tops in the NBA.