Found June 27, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
Larry Bird officially resigned as Indiana Pacers' president of basketball operations, returning the baton to Donnie Walsh, who filled the role in the team's glory days over 24 seasons before four seasons with the Knicks. Under Walsh, Kevin Pritchard was promoted to general manager. He replaces David Morway, who resigned Tuesday after 13 seasons with the franchise. "I'm happy these two gentlemen will step up and take us to the next level," Bird said at a press conference at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Wednesday. The outgoing NBA Executive of the Year, Bird met with owner Herb Simon to finalize the restructured front office on Tuesday. Bird, 55, has had shoulder and back issues for years. He was Pacers' head coach from 1997-2000 and came back in a front-office capacity in 2003. "I really congratulate (Bird) for what he did with this franchise," Walsh said. Walsh will have final say in personnel matters. He has had his own health problems...

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