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LARRY BIRD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Evan Turner’s Agent: Larry Bird Told Me Turner Could Average 17, 6 And 5

When the Indiana Pacers made a deal to acquire Evan Turner at the NBA’s trade deadline last season, many thought the trade could be a difference maker in the Eastern Conference. Turner, a 25-year-old small forward, didn’t exactly light the world on fire with Indiana, averaging just 7.1 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game in 27 games. Still, Pacers president Larry Bird...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert Will Workout With Kareem Abdul Jabbar This Offseason

After the debacle that was last year’s playoffs for Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert, any help he could find was needed. Larry Bird said he wanted Hibbert to workout this summer with an all-time great, and what Larry Bird wants, Larry Bird gets. Hibbert has decided to team up with Jareem Abdul Jabbar this offseason and hopefully pick his brains for some expert tips and tricks...
Via Standing O Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Bird on Stephenson: 'I really feel bad about losing him'

Lance Stephenson’s overall character has come into question for as long as anyone can remember. It’s clear that he’s a talented athlete, and on some nights he even appeared to be the best player on the court. In a league that has brought together the best basketball players on the planet and some of the best athletes in the history of mankind, Lance standing out, even if only...
Via Pass The Pill
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Bird Says He Still Feels Bad About Losing Stephenson

Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird has been publicly critical of Lance Stephenson’s antics with LeBron James in the 2014 NBA playoffs; however he knows the phrase “you’ll miss me when I’m gone” appears to be ringing true, after Stephenson left $44 million on the table to sign a less-lucrative three-year, $27 million dollar deal with the Charlotte Hornets. Bird spoke to...
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bird: Pacers Did What We Could To Keep Stephenson

The Indiana Pacers' best offer for Lance Stephenson was reportedly $44 million over five years, but his camp was searching for a $55 million contract. Stephenson eventually agreed upon a three-year, $27 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets. "I really feel bad about losing him,'' Larry Bird said. "I hope it doesn't interfere with our relationship. But...
Via RealGM
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Ryan Recalls Larry Bird’s Epic ‘Heat Game’ In 1984 NBA Finals (Video)

It is always tempting, when something like what happened Thursday night in San Antonio goes down, to say we have never seen anything like it before. Well, Bob Ryan of The Boston Globe has seen something like Thursday’s game, when broken air conditioning at the AT&T Center caused temperatures inside the arena to hit more than 90 degrees for Game 1 of the NBA Finals. The veteran...
Via NESN.com
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Bird Will Listen to All Trade Offers

The Indiana Pacers completed one of the most up and down seasons in recent memory when they were eliminated by the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals. Despite finishing with the best record out East, few people would say the Pacers season was a success. Indy ran through the league for the first half of the season before falling into mediocrity heading into the playoffs....
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pacers fan drops funny photobomb on Larry Bird

There are few things on That NBA Lottery Pick that we love more than classic photobombs during NBA games and you might want to check this one from today’s Pacers-Hawks game 7. As cameras were focused on Pacers president Larry Bird, a Pacers fan sitting behind him in a black fedora decided to pull of the photobomb: I want to frame this pic.twitter.com/lQO2fnlW1e — Brian Floyd...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Doris Burke on Larry Bird: That's one bad white boy

Via Guyism
April 19, 2014  |  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
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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