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Indiana Pacers Reportedly Shopping First-Round Draft Pick

According to various reports, the Indiana Pacers are interested in trading their 2017 first-round draft pick in an attempt to provide aid to Paul George. The Indiana Pacers’ 2016-17 campaign can be summarized with one word: inconsistency. If there is any indication of that statement holding to be true, you can just look at the last three weeks as an indication of just that. Dating...
Via Indy Cornrows
1 day ago

Jordan to Bird: Top 10 moments in NBA All-Star history

From Michael Jordan to Larry Bird to Vince Carter, we rank the league's best All-Star moments.                

Isaiah Thomas breaks 46-year-old Celtics record, has Larry Bird in his sights

Despite a controversial loss to the Chicago Bulls, there was one small reason for the Boston Celtics to celebrate on Thursday night. With 29 points, Isaiah Thomas notched his 41st consecutive game of 20 points or more, breaking the Celtics franchise record John Havlicek set during the 1970-71 season. It's an incredible accomplishment for Thomas, but he has a long way to go to match...
Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Handing out all the NBA midseason awards

The 2016-2017 NBA regular season has just passed its midway point, so what better time to start handing out some early awards and honors?While things are most certainly subject to change in the second half and down the stretch, there are few arguments to be had when it comes to which players (and coaches) have stepped up and made a tremendous impact at this point in the season.So...
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s The Best Larry Bird Mixtape Ever To Help You Power Through Monday

Sometimes you just need a pick-me-up to get you through the day — especially during an extra cold and gloomy week like the one the country is facing with the arrival of the polar vortex. Fortunately, we’ve got this: an epic Larry Bird mixtape. The NBA produced the highlight reel for Larry Legend’s 60th birthday last week, and it’s easily the best thing we’ve watched this...
Via NESN.com
December 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Remembering Larry Bird’s 60-Point Game On His 60th Birthday

As ageless as our boyhood idols might seem, time keeps turning and doesn’t stop for anyone. Just ask Boston Celtics legend Larry Bird, who turns 60 Wednesday. In honor of Larry Legend’s 60th birthday, we dug out some video of his 60-point game — which celebrated its 30th anniversary last year — floating around the internet. John Sterling, then the radio broadcaster for the...
Via NESN.com
December 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Larry Bird's game-worn rookie sneakers can be yours for $3,000

Have you always wanted to adorn your home with old sneakers? Well, you can for the low price of $3,000. OK, so they’re not just any old sneakers, but rather a pair of Converse All Stars that Boston Celtics legend Larry Bird wore during his rookie season in 1979. The shoes, which also are signed by Bird, are up for auction at Leland’s. According to Leland’s website, the...
Via NESN.com
October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
Via The Comeback
July 18, 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...
Via NESN.com
May 26, 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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 20, 2016  |  Discuss
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