Found February 25, 2013 on Celtics Life:
The following was written by Scott Levesque of The Celtics legend set a standard in sports for intensity, creativity and passion, but I’m pretty sure he never thought his reach would cross-over into the world of baseball. Bird's impact on the community in Boston, and by extension New England, could never be quantified - the guy's nickname is "Legend" for crying out loud.  However on Thursday Larry's name found itself on the practice plan within the Red Sox clubhouse - it quite simply said “Larry Bird.”  No, the former Celtics forward will not be attending Red Sox spring training at JetBlue Park. Larry Legend’s name was written in the clubhouse by creative Red Sox third base coach Brian Butterfield  to "describe" and name an infield drill.  The rundown drill features Butterfield making over-the-shoulder and blind throws to the fielders to keep them on their toes - Bird routinely kept teammates off balance and on alert both during gam...

Larry Bird chooses Kobe over LeBron: But was he right?

Ever since LeBron James came into the NBA in 2003 the debate has waged on.  Who is better, Kobe Bryant or LeBron James?  For some, it’s a matter of championships and for others it’s purely personal preference.  But for NBA Hall of Famer Larry Bird, it’s all about winning. In an interview Bird said that he would choose Kobe Bryant when asked who (Lebron James or Kobe Bryant...

Larry Bird was a better shooter before he got to the NBA?

In our never ending quest for all possible knowledge regarding Larry Legend, Celtics Life recently stumbled across this gem on youtube.  Jackie MacMullan describes an injury very early on in Bird's career that most people don't know about: Follow Mark on twitter @LucidSportsFan 
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