Found November 10, 2011 on Indy Star:
PLAYERS: Larry Bird
Larry Bird was in the twilight of his career on this date in 1989. His age matched his uniform number of 33, and he was down to his final three seasons. But he still had one last monster game in him.

Larry Bird Cannot Stop Dominique Wilkins From Dunking on Fastbreak (Video)

Editor's note: The 2011-12 NBA season was supposed to tip off Nov. 1. With no games to watch, will help fill the void by posting a dunk video every day until the lockout ends. In hindsight, Larry Bird probably should have just let Dominique Wilkins go. One of the most prolific dunkers of his time, "The Human Highlight Reel" would be not be denied a transition...

Tommy Heinsohn Recounts Larry Bird-Magic Johnson Saga, Considers Celtics-Lakers Rivalry to Still Be Among the Best

Former Boston Celtics player and coach Tommy Heinsohn was among those in attendance at West End Johnnie's in Boston on Tuesday night to give his perspective on the historic rivalry between NBA legends Larry Bird and Magic Johnson, and to discuss the upcoming Broadway play Magic Bird. Heinsohn was also kind enough to take a few minutes to speak with's Ricky Doyle...

Larry Bird, Magic Johnson's Relationship Went Beyond On-Court Rivalry, Will Be Depicted in Upcoming Broadway Play

Sitting on a large stool in front of a crowd of 30 or 40 basketball enthusiasts on Tuesday, Jackie MacMullan, a former columnist for The Boston Globe and author of the book When the Game Was Ours, recalled the day when Larry Bird was told that Magic Johnson had been killed in a car accident. "Larry pulled over with his heart in his throat," MacMullan said. "That'...

1988 Lockout Special: The World According To Tarpley

Sweet vindication! It was just a matter of time before Roy Tarpley – my evolutionary Jabbar – proved me right. 35/17/1, with a pair of steals, a pair of blocks and a sweet .652 from the field. If you rearrange Roy Tarpley, you can spell “breathtaking” (provided you also add and substitute a few letters not already found in the name Roy Tarpley). The 35? The 17? The .652?...
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