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DJ to Bird: The back door play

When I think about Dennis Johnson, tough defense and clutch play come to mind. Pinpoint passing does not. But man could he thread the needle on these back door passes to Larry Bird. Beautiful.
Via Red's Army
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ainge thinks Curry is a better shooter than Bird, best all-time

Is he a prisoner of the moment or is he right?Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge doubled down on a tweet from last May in an interview with earlier this week saying Warriors guard and reining league MVP Steph Curry is the greatest shooter of all time. Not Larry Legend.Here is the original tweet. .@StephenCurry30 has to be the best shooter of all time...
Via Celtics Life
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bird: Expect Pacers rookies Turner, Young to get playing time

Much like the way he played during his Hall of Fame career, Indiana Pacers president of basketball operations Larry Bird is a straight shooter. He is unafraid to ruffle feathers with controversial opinions, especially when it comes to his expectations and opinions of his own players.When rookies are introduced to fans and the media, coaches and front office execs inflate their ability...
Via Fox Sports
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan: Larry Bird Was Biggest Trash Talker He Faced In NBA (Video)

Michael Jordan went up against plenty of trash talkers in his day, but the biggest one of all might come as a surprise. During a question-and-answer session at the 20th annual Michael Jordan Flight School in Santa Barbara, Calif., campers grilled Jordan with questions, including one about the biggest trash talker he faced. His answer? Former Boston Celtics forward Larry Bird. “He...
August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Officer: Jordan Hill 'driving like an idiot' speeding at 107mph

It’s usually a good thing when an athlete is going 100 miles per hour. Coaches often praise the non-stop motor of particular players for their energy during practices or games. In Jordan Hill’s case, however, that wasn’t a good thing. The newly signed Indiana Pacers center was pulled over for driving 107 on the freeway. According to the full arrest video TMZ obtained and...
Via Sportsnaut
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Larry Bird’s Trash Talk At Dominique Wilkins Includes Quip About New Statue

Larry Bird’s trash talk game is still as good as it ever was. The Boston Celtics legend is known for not only being one of the greatest players in NBA history, but he’s also known as one of the best trash talkers the sport has ever seen. He proved that again recently when talking about longtime rival Dominique Wilkins. Wilkins is being honored by the Atlanta Hawks for his incredible...
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Larry Bird jokes about pose of Dominique Wilkins’ statue

On Thursday, the Hawks unveiled a statue of the greatest player in the franchise’s history, Dominique Wilkins. Former and current players attended the private ceremony at Philips Arena to honor the Hall of Famer who is at, or near, the top of many Hawks career statistical categories. Among those to congratulate Wilkins was Celtics great...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Dominique Wilkins shares early Larry Bird story

        This embed is invalid   " /> Nothing beats a good Larry Bird story. So, we’d like to think one of Bird’s old rivals for bringing us this gem. With the Atlanta Hawks set to visit TD Garden this Wednesday, Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald caught up with Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins, who shared one of his earliest memories of Larry Legend...
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Larry Bird scouting report compiled by the Knicks hits the Internet—and it is awesome

It’s been over two decades since Larry Bird retired from the NBA, and basketball fans and analysts now know just how elite he was. He was one of the last people on earth any opposing team would want to leave open, and was one of the most clutch players in NBA history. Midway through Bird’s career, he had already won a championship (1981). But opposing teams still weren’t aware...
Via The Sports Daily
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Larry Bird rips Paul George for 'thoughtless' tweets

Indiana Pacers star Paul George ticked off a lot of people Thursday, and that included his boss. George ruffled some feathers when he fired off insensitive tweets regarding the Ray Rice fiasco. The Pacers swingman made light of the incident and defended Rice by implying Rice’s actions weren’t that bad because he was defending himself. George also appeared to take issue with...
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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