Found September 24, 2013 on Busted Coverage:
PLAYERS: Larry Bird
Larry Bird is finished living the retired life in Naples, Florida, according to his agent Jill Leone. She’s telling Florida media outlets that…

Bird expects NBA Finals run for Pacers

Larry Bird boldly has proclaimed that the Indiana Pacers are "all in" and says anything less than an NBA Finals appearance this season would be a disappointment. In an interview with The Indianapolis Star , the Pacers' president of basketball operations -- who took a year off before returning to the front office this year -- declared that this should be the year his...

Larry Bird Selling $4.8 Million Naples, Fla., Home Now That Pacers Job Is Demanding More Time (Photos)

Larry Bird may someday retire to Florida, but right now, he just has too much work to do. The Celtics legend, who retook the president of basketball operations job for the Pacers this year, doesn’t have enough time to spend at his $4.8 million home in Naples, Fla., so he will be selling the spot, The News-Press reports. While Bird got to use the house during his yearlong break...

Larry Bird Says Pacers Can Compete for NBA Championship, Anything Less Than Reaching Finals Would Be Disappointment

Larry Bird did not walk into a room with the Miami Heat, Brooklyn Nets and Chicago Bulls and ask, “Which one you is finishing second?” but he did the next best thing. Bird boldly proclaimed that the Indiana Pacers are “all in” and said anything less than an NBA Finals appearance this season would be a disappointment in a bold interview with The Indianapolis Star. The Pacers...

Larry Bird believes Pacers are title contenders

Current Indiana Pacers president and former NBA legend, Larry Bird, believes that the time is now for the Pacers to win it all. The Pacers brought their physical defensive play as far as the eastern conference finals last season, where they came up just short of an NBA Finals appearance, losing to the Miami Heat in a tough 7-game series. The Pacers deserve praise for their hard-fought...

Larry Bird Is Selling His $4.8 Million Mansion Complete With a Salt Water Aquarium

Former Boston Celtics’ great and one of the best basketball players to grace the hardwood, Larry Bird is unloading his Naples, FL house for a mere $4.8 million. The crib comes with a decent view of the water, a ridiculously large amount of space, and of course a salt water aquarium. Enjoy the images. [Sports Crackle Pop] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Bird: Pacers Still Working On Paul George Extension

Larry Bird hinted a contract extension is close between the Indiana Pacers and Paul George, but he says no deal has been finalized. “That’s why I’m not playing golf today,” Bird said Monday. “I’m going back to the office to work on it.” Bird said he had not seen the Yahoo! report and declined to comment on it. When asked if the length (five years) and financial figures...

Gerald Henderson, “My steal was best play in Celtics history”

In terms of notable steals in Boston Celtics, Gerald Henderson’s stolen pass in game two of the 1984 NBA Finals has to be ranked among the best. Recently, the fine folks over at the popular Celtics blog “Red’s Army” did a post to commemorate the 26th anniversary of Larry Bird’s steal against the Detroit Pistons in game five of the 1987 Eastern Conference Finals and writer John...

Sorry Olbermann & Henderson, Bird’s play is still the best ever

The past few days have been full of some fun surprises.  First, Gerald Henderson took a minute to shoot back a rebuttal to my calling Larry Bird’s steal against the Pistons in 1987 “The best play in Celtics history“ Then Keith Olbermann decided he wanted to disagree with me too.  He said John Havlicek’s steal in 1965 was the best. While all three were great plays that can...

Pacers hope to sign George contract before season

Indiana Pacers President Larry Bird put away his golf clubs Monday and went back to work trying to sign star swingman Paul George to a long-term contract. If they don't reach a deal with George, the NBA's most improved player last season, he could become a free agent next summer. George has repeatedly said he wants to stay in Indy, and Bird and coach Frank Vogel said Monday...

Kevin Durant Names All-Time Starting 5, Calls MJ ‘Best Player To Ever Touch The Floor’

Kevin Durant appeared on ESPN2′s SportsNation show on Tuesday where he named his all-time starting five, which included Michael Jordan, who KD proclaimed is the “best player to ever touch the floor.” According to a transcription of the interview via Anthony Slater of The Oklahoman: If you were to pick a starting five lineup of all-time NBA greats, who would they be? My point...
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