Found December 01, 2011 on CBSSports:
PLAYERS: Larry Bird
TEAMS: Indiana Pacers
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 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 can't deal with Rush's controversial tweets

The Indiana Pacers can't yet deal with controversial comments recently posted on Brandon Rush's Twitter account. During a disagreement, an anti-homosexual slur was posted on Rush's account, (at)IamThaKing25. The comment and the rest of the thread have since been removed. Rush's agent, Mark Bartelstein, says the account was hacked. Team president Larry Bird and general...

Vogel: Pacers Ready For Next Step

The Indiana Pacers are where no team likes to be -- right in the middle of the conference. Not good enough to compete for a championship, but just good enough to compete for a playoff spot. The Pacers have been there for a while, finishing with a record lower than .400 just once since 2006. That was the last time the Pacers went to the Playoffs. That is, before last year. Even...

Report: Pacers Inquire About Trade for Rajon Rondo

Despite having more than $20 million available under the salary cap, the Indiana Pacers are not expected to be in the mix for New Orleans point guard Chris Paul, who will become a free agent at the end of the season. That doesn't mean the Pacers haven taken themselves out of the running to acquire an All-Star point guard. The Pacers have had talks with the Celtics about a trade...

Bird Preaches Patience As Pacers Continue To Rebuild

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

Welcome Back, Indiana Pacers

Welcome back, NBA. And welcome back, Indiana Pacers. The early-morning agreement Nov. 26 between the league and the players’ union ensures the highest level of professional basketball will be played — albeit under a shortened schedule. The great news for the Pacers — one of the NBA’s small-market franchises — is that this tentative collective bargaining agreement, which...

Vote: What Is the Most Impressive Run by a Boston Sports Team?

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...

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...
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