Raw footage for the 1986 television special "Once a Star." Footage from the 1986 NBA Legends basketball game during the All-Star Weekend.
00:00Copy video clip URL Color bars and tone.
00:30Copy video clip URL Footage of the game from courtside. The camera operator focuses on East player Connie Hawkins (1942-).
08:05Copy video clip URL The West team huddles up during a timeout. Coach Johnny “Red” Kerr (1932-2009) speaks to his players in order to motivate them. After the timeout, there is footage from around the arena. As the final horn sounds, the West comes out victorious. The camera then primarily focuses on Connie Hawkins as he gathers his things and heads back into the locker room. Hawkins shares a few words with Greg Gumbel (1946-). Pete Maravich (1947-1988) is also seen speaking to the press.
11:57Copy video clip URL Cut to a shot of a mascot dressed in Rambo gear. Producer Tom Weinberg assaults the mascot but is ultimately beaten by a few fake gun shots to the face.
12:09Copy video clip URL Cut back to footage from the locker room. Coach Kerr is interviewed by a group of reporters.
13:33Copy video clip URL Tape ends.