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Unforgettable anniversary

Twenty years later, Bias's death haunts

By Peter May
June 18, 2006

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It was 20 years ago this weekend that the Celtics went from exhilaration to devastation in two days. On June 17, 1986, the team announced that it had selected Len Bias of the University of Maryland with the second pick in the NBA draft. Two days later, Bias was dead from cocaine intoxication. (Full article: 2193 words)

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