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Goddammit, someone will pay for this stupid mistake, especially since the correct spelling is just a line above. Get your **** together, interns. Don’t know how to spell Cincinnati, don’t apply for the job.
By the way, it might be time for Cincinnati to start paying its football coaches big boy money. The Vols came up with six year and $18 million. Must be nice to have that ESPN money, eh boys.
Dear god, they’re already talking title run in New York for the Knicks. Stop it. Don’t be ridiculous. It’s December basketball, which is about as worthless as the Jets quarterbacking stable. Yes, the Knicks are 14-4. Yes, they’re averaging 103 points a game.
It’s December. Wake me in May.
As for your Northern Illinois Orange Bowl update, it seems the school’s hate for Kirk Herbstreit isn’t subsiding.
Finally, we check in with Larry Bird, who turned 56 on Friday. That is the definition of an athlete. A trucker hat and work boots? Larry Bird.
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On Valentine’s Day, 1986, in a game against the Portland Trailblazers at Memorial Coliseum, Larry Bird decided to challenge himself by finishing EVERY basket (other than a jumpshot) with his left hand. He ended up scoring 22 points with his left hand, nearly half his total!
Bird finished with 47 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists. He hit the game tying shot to send the game...
Highlights of Larry Bird scoring 60 points on the Hawks in 1985 at Lakefront Arena in New Orleans. Bird's stat line for the game: 22 of 36 FG's, 1 of 4 on 3 pointers, 7 Rebounds, 3 Assists in 43 minutes. This came 9 days after McHale scored 56 points to set a new Celtics scoring record. When McHale came out of that game, Bird told him he should go for 60 and then 9 days...
For basketball purists, it doesn't get much better than this. In the fourth quarter of game 7 between the Hawks and Celtics, Larry Bird and Dominique Wilkins had an incredible shootout. Larry scored 20 points in the quarter while Dominique finished with 17 points in the quarter. For the game, Bird finished with 34 pts and Dominique finished with 47 points. The Celtics won...
Boston Celtics legend Larry Bird turned 56 today. It seems like just yesterday that he retired from the Celtics, and at the risk of dating myself, it doesn’t seem much longer ago that he first burst onto the scene in Boston. A compilation of all the memorable moments Larry Legend gave us would be a daunting [...]
Larry Bird turned 56 years young today. The Legend is my favorite basketball player of all-time. He was my hero growing up. As many of you know, I was born, raised and still reside in Scranton PA. In my youth, there was no NBA League Pass. The only means of catching Larry Bird and his [...]
We continue our tribute to Larry Bird on his 56th birthday with Beyond the Glory.
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Celtics (20-7) vs. Bucks (19-10)
December 9, 1979
After a flat performance the prior night in Cleveland, the Celtics arrived at 400 West Kilbourn Avenue with a plan to re-insert themselves in first place in the Atlantic Division with a victory over an NBA stalwart in their final year in the Western Conference.
The Bucks played their home games at the Milwaukee Exposition...
Celtics (19-6) vs. Suns (17-11)
Friday, December 7, 1979
Today is a tragic day in the history of the United States as we remember those who lost their lives on Pearl Harbor, but today also marks the day of birth for Larry Bird. Bird and the Celtics began their next stretch of three-games-in-three-days with a Friday night game at the Garden against a highly competitive...
Celtics (20-6) vs. Cavaliers (14-16)
December 8, 1979
The Cavaliers were thrilled to find the Celtics on the second night of a back-to-back and took it to former coach Bill Fitch, 116-100.
An exquisite performance from Larry Bird went to waste. Bird set a new high by compiling 32 points, 18 rebounds, and five assists. Cedric Maxwell added 11 boards and 18...
Everyone here at Red’s Army would like to wish Larry Bird a happy 56th birthday. It’s nearly impossible to put what Larry’s done for the Boston Celtics and the game of basketball into words. Larry will always be remembered for his clutch shooting, hard-nosed work ethic and leading the Boston Celtics to NBA Championships in 1981, ’84 and ’86. Bird simply dominated during...
Fifty Six years ago on December 7, Larry Joe Bird was born in French Lick, Indiana. Few players in Celtics history have retained as much love and respect among Celtics fans as Larry Bird. In spite of the fact that Larry has been coach, GM and President of the Indiana Pacers since 1997, Celtics fans still see him as a forever Celtic.
Bird shouldn't have been that good. He...
Today marks the 56th birthday of Larry Legend himself, the greatest player that came through the Celtics franchise and an undisputed top 10 basketball player of all time. His legend has only grown since he retired as people were able to reminisce on some of his most historic moments. Everyone enjoys talking about his epic game 7 performance against the Hawks and Dominique Wilkins...