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Los Angeles Lakers (L-R) Michael Cooper, Norm Nixon, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mitch Kupchak, coach Paul Westhead, Jamaal Wilkes and Magic Johnson pose in a classroom set during a photo shoot on Oct. 15, 1981. (Lane Stewart/SI)

Los Angeles Lakers (L-R) Michael Cooper, Norm Nixon, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mitch Kupchak, coach Paul Westhead, Jamaal Wilkes and Magic Johnson pose in a classroom set during a photo shoot on Oct. 15, 1981. (Lane Stewart/SI)

Members of the Los Angeles Lakers — Norm Nixon (10), Mitch Kupchak (41), Michael Cooper (21), coach Paul Westhead, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (33), Jamaal Wilkes (52) and Magic Johnson (32) — sit in a classroom during an Oct. 1981 SI photo shoot. (Lane Stewart/SI)

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Members of the Los Angeles Lakers — Norm Nixon (10), Mitch Kupchak (41), Michael Cooper (21), coach Paul Westhead, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (33), Jamaal Wilkes (52) and Magic Johnson (32) — sit in a classroom during an Oct. 1981 SI photo shoot. (Lane Stewart/SI)
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