Larry Bird says he backs Frank Vogel '100 percent'

With the Pacers having gone through a fairly epic collapse before their win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday, there have been rumblings that if the fall were to continue to the point that the Pacers were eliminated before the Eastern Conference Finals that they could make a change at coach. Frank Vogel took over for Jim O'Brien in 2011 and lead the Pacers on this run...
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Report: Larry Bird’s Son Connor Pleads Guilty to Criminal Recklessness

Connor Bird, son of Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird, plead guilty to criminal recklessness, following a 2013 incident where he attempted to run his college girlfriend over with his vehicle in the parking lot of the University of Indiana. TMZ Sports brought the report. The ordeal occurred in February of 2013, beginning with Connor hoisting his cellphone at his girlfriend. With...
Via Basketball Bicker
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Bird’s Son Gets No Jail Time for Trying to Run Over His GF

I am curious how many men who try to run over their girlfriend with their car just have to go to rehab for their sentence? 10%? 50%? 90%? Would love to see those numbers. With that being said, according to TMZ, Bird’s son Conner pleaded guilty to criminal recklessness. Back in 2013, after getting into a fight with his girlfriend he tried to run her over with his car. As part of...
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Bird's son pleads guilty to trying to run over girlfriend

The 22-year-old son of NBA legend Larry Bird has plead guilty to criminal recklessness stemming from an incident that occurred in 2013. Why? According to court documents, Connor Bird allegedly tried to run over his girlfriend with his car.The incident occurred last February on the campus of Indiana University where Bird allegedly threw his cell phone at his girlfriend and then immediately...
Via Bush League Chronicle
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers not playing like contenders down the home stretch, did Larry Bird pull a Danny Ainge?

I felt the Pacers had a legit chance this season. But what about their recent downfall? A lot of people talk about the Danny Granger and Evan Turner trade. They feel the team chemistry has been harmed in some ways. As for Evan Turner, his season average is 14.3 points per game, as for his average with the Pacers it's 6.6 a game. He's only played 22 games with Indiana, and...
Via Celtics Today
9 days ago  |  Discuss

People actually fell for PTI’s Indiana Pacers April Fools gag

I hate April Fools’ Day. I don’t think I’m alone in that sentiment. Everyone tends to either go too far or too cute, causing the holiday to just become a tournament (a tournament a tournament) of lies. To actually pull off a prank on April Fools’ Day in 2014 is to be legitimately subversive. That’s why the prank on Pardon the Interruption on Tuesday both works and doesn’t...
Via Awful Announcing
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Bird ‘disappointed’ in slumping Pacers

Tweet Although the Indiana Pacers still hold the eastern Conference’s best record, their team president Larry Bird thinks they should be playing at a higher level more consistently. Bird expressed his concerns about the Pacers in a recent interview with the Indy Star. “A lot of times, we don’t take the fight to them (the opponent),” Bird said Tuesday, before the Pacers...
Via Los That Sports Blog
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Cooper says Larry Bird was a 10 dimensional player

Sports Illustrated treats us to a wonderful excerpt from the book Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s. In this tale, Michael Cooper talks about an encounter with Larry Bird: To Cooper, Larry Bird was still merely larry bird (lowercase intended) — an overrated Great White Hype who captured a nation’s imagination more for his pigmentation...
Via Red's Army
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Bird used to pig out on ice cream, wedding cake

In Jack McCallum’s book about the 1990-91 Celtics and there are a couple of fantastic stories about Larry Bird. The first tale involves an aging Legend’s battle with staying in shape: “I think I wanna be active,” said Bird. “What I might do, though, is git in shape, git outta shape, then git in shape again. I won’t do it like I used to, though. It’s gittin’ tougher...
Via Red's Army
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Bird returning to the Pacers

After taking a hiatus for one year, the legendary NBA baller will be returning to Indiana's front office. 

Via Rumors and Rants
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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