LARRY BIRD RUMORS & GOSSIP
On March 12, 1985, Larry Bird had one of the best performances of his career, dropping 60 points on the Atlanta Hawks.
Here's that torching in all its glory:
A great story has also lived on from that game. When Bird started rolling, hitting shot after shot, he began to call what he was going to do -- how he was going to score, who he was going to score against and so on.
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...
On Thursday, the Atlanta Hawks unveiled a statue celebrating the greatest player in their franchise's history, Dominique Wilkins. The two had some epic battles in their playing days, including the memorable Game 7 in the 1988 playoffs, where Bird poured in 34 points and Wilkins went for 47:When asked for his thoughts on the statue, Celtics' legend Larry Bird had this to say:Larry...
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
Back in the day, Celtics legend Larry Bird and Hawks legend Dominique Wilkins had one hell of a rivalry on the court. The two would duel one another on the offensive side and put on some of the greatest one-on-one matchups the NBA has ever seen.
Perhaps their best duel was in Game 7 of their 1988 postseason series where Bird dropped 34 points while Wilkins pumped in 47...
Dominique Wilkins was honored by the Atlanta Hawks with a statue today. It’s a tremendous honor for the Human Highlight Film.
Nique is a legend. We’ve seen it first hand in Boston a lot. Larry Bird has seen it first hand in some epic battles. And as we know, Bird had some words to say to Nique in those battles.
So now, as he is honored by his long-time team, the team he is...
On Thursday, the Atlanta Hawks unveiled a new Dominique Wilkins statue to celebrate all that the legend has meant to the team. However, Larry Bird decided to honor Nique with some light-hearted trash talking. The legendary Celtic, who was as renowned for his gift of gab on the court as he was for his playing
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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...
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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...