Found April 24, 2013 on Bacon Sports:
The Boston Celtics are now down 2-0 to the Knicks so I thought that I’d help lift the spirits of Celtics fans. Located in between the era of Dr. J and Air Jordan dunks is the Hick from French Lick throwing down the rock. Larry Bird dunking is kind of like the unicorn of the sports world because it was so rare that it happened. Thanks to modern technology, we’re just a YouTube search tab away from seeing the glory of the original white man that could jump. Yeah, he could shoot the lights out on any given night, but Larry Bird dunking highlights are my favorite. This one’s for you Dad. OTHER ARTICLES YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: Female sports anchor and sideline reporter mock draft NBA Playoff Memories: the Good, the Bad, and Mark Madsen dancing Kobe Bryant: the best player of HIS generation The post Larry Bird Dunking Mix appeared first on Bacon Sports.
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