Indiana Pacers: What Aaron Brooks will bring to the second unit

The Indiana Pacers continue to add depth and talent to a team that greatly lacked both last year. Already having a great offseason, the Pacers made, what looks like, one last signing in veteran point guard Aaron Brooks to a one-year deal. A position that they desperately needed to fill coming into free agency, Larry Bird snatched up two proven guards in Jeff Teague (via trade) and...
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George Hill found out he was traded in a Larry Bird voicemail

Finding out you’ve been traded is kind of like getting broken up with. You’d rather find out face to face out of respect than via phone call or text message. Apparently, George Hill learned that he had been traded from the Indiana Pacers to the Utah Jazz from a voicemail left on his phone from Larry Bird. Surely this stung Hill a little bit more than it might have for another...
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Rumor: Larry Bird Told George Hill He Was Traded via Voicemail

George Hill found out he was traded via a voicemail from Larry Bird. Rumor: Larry Bird Told George Hill He Was Traded via Voicemail - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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George Hill vs. Jeff Teague: Did the Indiana Pacers make the right decision?

George Hill had always thought he would be a staying piece in Indiana. He attended high school in Indianapolis and went on to play college ball at IUPUI, which made his move to the Indiana Pacers’ roster in 2012 seem all too natural. Unfortunately, the Pacers didn’t have the same sentiment towards Hill that he has for his hometown. Averaging 12.3 points and 3.9 assists per game...
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Kevin Durant Patterned Game After Larry Bird, Is Impressed By Celtics’ Past, Future

Before Saturday, if you had to guess which team out of the Boston Celtics and San Antonio Spurs would dominate the news cycle after their meetings with Kevin Durant, you probably wouldn’t have picked the team with 17 banners. But thanks to an impressive pitch, which included New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, and the signing of Al Horford, it appears the Celtics still...
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A mouthguard from Stephen Curry is going up for auction

A game-worn mouthguard from Stephen Curry is going up for auction in August, and for some reason, people are willing to pay for it. The mouthguard, which has the Warriors’ logo as well as Curry’s name and number on it, was acquired by SCP Auctions in California after a fan picked it up off the floor during a game this season. Dan Imler, the vice president of the auction house...
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June 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Remembering Larry Bird’s Steal In 1987 Vs. Pistons

The Boston Celtics needed a miracle to survive Game 5 of the 1987 Eastern Conference finals, and luckily for them they had Larry Bird. With just a few seconds left in the fourth quarter and the Celtics down by one point, the Detroit Pistons had possession with an inbounds pass in the backcourt. Detroit point guard Isiah Thomas, instead of calling a timeout to draw up a play or advance...
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Larry Bird Tells ‘The New Yorker’ This Could Be Greatest Era In NBA History

There has been a lot of resistance to accept this new era in the NBA from former players and Hall of Famers. But Boston Celtics great Larry Bird has nothing but praise for the new kids on the block. He recently told “The New Yorker” the current era could even be the greatest ever. Check out the video above for more on Bird’s comments.
May 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Larry Bird: Modern era of basketball potentially best ever

There are many older NBA players who feel like their era was the best in basketball history, but Larry Bird is not one of them. The New Yorker published a story about the possibility of adding a four-point line in basketball, and they quoted a few of the best outside shooters in history, like Reggie Miller and Bird. Bird says that while he used to think his era was the best, he...
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May 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Frank Vogel will not return as Pacers coach

Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird announced on Thursday that Frank Vogel will not return as the team’s head coach next season. It was easy to see the move coming after Bird stopped short of publicly supporting Vogel in the wake of Indiana’s seven-game loss to the Toronto Raptors in the opening round of the playoffs. Vogel’s contract is expiring and the Pacers had not discussed...
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May 05, 2016  |  Discuss

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