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PLAYERS: Larry Bird
The last time the Bruins went a month of their season without a regular-season loss, man had not yet walked on the moon. The B's 12-0-1 performance in the month of November marked the first time that Boston had completed a month without a loss in regulation. The last time that happened was January of 1969. It's a pretty remarkable run, no doubt, but where does it rank among some of the more impressive runs in Boston sports history? Larry Bird's 1985-86 Celtics team was unbeatable at home. Well, just about unbeatable. The C's steamrolled the competition that season at...

Larry Bird Dunks in Traffic During Game 7 of 1984 Finals (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. On the biggest stages, Larry Bird was one of the best players to ever play the game. During the 1984 NBA Finals, Larry Legend caused the Boston Garden to erupt. Bird ran a fastbreak give-and-go...

Bird: Pacers to be active before season starts

Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird says he will actively look to improve his team before the season begins. The Pacers have significant salary cap space, and Bird says he wants to add pieces to a solid young core that features Danny Granger, Darren Collison, Roy Hibbert, Tyler Hansbrough, Paul George and newcomer George Hill. Of that group, only the 28-year-old Granger is older...

Pacers president Larry Bird preaching patience

Patience. That’s what Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird and general manager David Morway say is their approach in using up their projected $21 million in salary cap space once the free agency period begins Dec. 9. “We’re not going to spend all of our money right away,” Bird said. “We come off more next year.” Bird and Morway [...]

Bird Preaches Patience As Pacers Continue To Rebuild

Larry Bird has made it clear that his rebuilding plan will carry over to next season.

Pacers' Bird, Morway plan to be wise shoppers

Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird spent the past three years waiting for the financial flexibility to make a run at the top free agents or make major trades.

With lots of cap space, Bird says Pacers plan to be active

Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird plans to spend a lot of time on the phone with executives from other teams in the coming days.

Bird: Pacers will have careful, disciplined search

Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird plans to spend a lot of time on the phone with executives from other teams in the coming days.

Bird: Pacers 'not going to spend all of our money right away'

Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird, general manager David Morway eye how to use projected $21 million in salary cap space.

Bird: Pacers will actively seek roster upgrade

Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird says he will actively look to improve his team before the season begins.

A memory of Marvin

In my childhood I briefly met Larry Bird and other members of the 1979 Indiana State Sycamores team that met Magic Johnson and the Michigan State Spartans in the NCAA championship game.  It shaped me in so many ways.Similarly Jack Carney's childhood involved a chance encounter with Marvin Harrison: My second and more important memory came later during the same year inside of...

Memorable Moments in Sports: Craig Hodges 1991 Three Point Contest Let’s get something straight.  I’ll always be a Larry Bird fan and he’ll always be my favorite clutch shooter, hell any shooter in the history of the game, but let’s give credit where credit is due.  When it comes to three point contest performances, Craig Hodges not only holds the best score, but the two best scores. In this video...

Pacers want Rondo

Apparently Larry Bird has an interest in dealing for Rajon Rondo: As Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge aggressively pursues possible deals for Rajon Rondo, the Indiana Pacers have emerged as an intriguing suitor for the point guard, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. For the past few days, Pacers officials – and third-party surrogates – have been making calls and gathering...

The Meaning of Baseball, In My Own Words

by: Andrew Jaggers Staff writer/contributor Being from Central Indiana, the “heart of basketball country”, the joke is that you are born with two things: a basketball and a jump shot. Most kids my age were dreaming of last second shots as the clock ran down, playing like Larry Bird, playing at Indiana for the legendary Bob Knight, or winning state championships. But in...
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