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BlockNation Larry Bird ‘Celtic Pride’ Caricature Tee

Inspired by the Sports Illustrated cover of the same. Artist Muideen Ogunmola captures Boston Celtics legend Larry Bird in all of his 1987 season glory in four different t-shirt colors. Cop one now over at Fanlime.com. The post BlockNation Larry Bird ‘Celtic Pride’ Caricature Tee appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
9 days ago  |  Discuss

RedsArmy Presents Fan Friday #62: “Celtics Northwest”

I first met Ty Ray through social media roughly 3 years ago. I was immediately impressed by his knowledge of the Celtics franchise. Ty is what I like to call “old school C’s” like me. He remembers the days of Tommy Heinsohn being a coach & player-not just as an announcer. That, and of course the glory years of Bird, Parish, McHale & company. Ty tells me that his earliest...
Via Red's Army
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Sports Talk n Stuff with Rob and Greg

G-Hunt and I were kicking it in the Bacon Skybox trying to figure out our next moves. We decided to turn the camera and and start dishing some sports talk about Larry Bird dunking, Steve Kerr’s Warriors balling hard, a Cam Newton-less Panthers, the inconsistency of the Steelers, plus some of the hot stove baseball action and our experiences flagging and tagging people who do...
Via Bacon Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Happy Birthday Larry Bird!

As Larry Legend turns 58 today, we celebrate him not only for the winning and the culture of success he inspired with the C's but also for his fabled wit and trash talking skills.From his "Who's playing for second" at the All-Star Weekend Three-Point Shootout to the infamous "42-6" quip that ignited his skirmish with Dr. J, Bird had every word for every occasion delivered at the...
Via Celtics Life
20 days ago  |  Discuss

What Portland Trail Blazers Fandom Means To Me

As a denizen of Rip City, I couldn’t be happier about the start the Portland Trail Blazers have embarked on this season. The first month was filled with blowouts on a historic scale, nip-and-tuck victories on the road, and disappointing failures against the few teams (Golden State, Memphis) above the Blazers in the NBA pecking order. In short, it was everything I could ask for...
Via Oregon Sports News
22 days ago  |  Discuss

The Mavs Monta Ellis made like Larry Bird, hit Fadeaway Jumper to Beat the Buzzer

Dallas Maverick Monta Ellis made like Larry Legend last night - hitting a fadeaway jumper to beat the buzzer and the Bucks to boot.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
23 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant becomes oldest player to record at least 30 points, 10 assists, 10 rebounds

Kobe Bryant truly lived up to his Vino nickname on Sunday night. In an overtime win against the Toronto Raptors, Bryant recorded 31 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds in 42 minutes of play. In doing so, Bryant became the oldest player in NBA history to register at least 30 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds, according to Bleacher Report’s Kevin Ding. The previous record holder...
Via Lakerholicz.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Bird ‘Three Point Contest Legend’ Illustration

Back in 1988 during All-Star Saturday in Chicago. Boston Celtics legend Larry Bird looking to defend his three-point contest trophy for the third time in a row said “okay, who’s going to be second here?” and then proceeded to make good on his prediction. Beating Dale Ellis with a money ball that was good from the time he touched it in the rack. Art by Min-suk Kim. The post...
Via Hooped Up
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Young Says He’s Better 3-Point Shooter Than Larry Bird Was

He’s not exactly Dylan from “Chappelle’s Show,” but when it comes to naming the top five 3-point shooters of all-time, Nick Young spits hot fire. Young, who returned from a thumb injury Tuesday to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to their second win of the season, was asked how he thinks he stacks up with the greatest shooters in NBA history — specifically, Boston Celtics great...
Via NESN.com
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Young: I’m a Better 3-Point Shooter Than Larry Bird

I’m shocked that statistically Swaggy P is correct.   Swaggy is a career 37.7% three point shooter, Larry Legend sits at 37.6%.Here is how Swaggy ranked the best three point shooters of all time via Pro Basketball Talk. Nick Young says he's the best 3 point shooter. What about Larry Bird? Nick says he's in top five — Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) November 19, 2014 Nick Young...
Via Thacover2
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Swaggy P: I’m a Better 3-Point Shooter Than Larry Bird

You want your mind blown? Statistically Swaggy P is correct (common sense, no, but hey numbers don’t lie). Swaggy is a career 37.7% three point shooter, Larry Legend sits at 37.6%. Here is how Swaggy ranked the best three point shooters of all time via Pro Basketball Talk. Nick Young says he's the best 3 point shooter. What about Larry Bird? Nick says he's in top five — Mark...
Via BlackSportsOnline
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Young says he’s better three-point shooter than Larry Bird

As the Los Angeles Lakers collected their second win of the season with a victory over the Atlanta Hawks, Nick Young played his first game of the season and scored seventeen points. After the game, Young was talking with the media and decided to proclaim that he was one of the best three-pointer shooters of all-time. Check out this quote from Mark Medina of Swaggy’s words: Nick...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson Compares Aaron Rodgers To Larry Bird: ‘Similar Qualities’

You know you’re putting up huge numbers when Magic Johnson gives you a shout-out. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been an absolute machine this season, throwing for 28 touchdowns and just three interceptions through 10 games this season, including nine touchdowns and zero picks in his last two contests. His team’s latest beatdown, a 53-20 drubbing of the Philadelphia...
Via NESN.com
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Bird’s Trash Talk, Shooting Prowess Added To His Legend (Videos)

Boston Celtics legend Larry Bird is well-documented as one of the best basketball players of all time. His life off the court is quite fascinating as well. “The Hick From French Lick” defied all odds on his path to greatness. Growing up in poverty, he was faced with numerous obstacles before finally enjoying a storied NBA career. Bird — referred to as “The Great White...
Via NESN.com
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

This Week in Celtics History: The Bird - Dr. J fight turns 30

Bleacher Report - On Nov. 9, 1984, two of the NBA's biggest stars were involved in an on-court brawl. The Boston Celtics (4-0) hosted the Philadelphia 76ers (5-0) at the Boston Garden on that night. It was expected to be a great battle between two undefeated teams, with Larry Bird and Julius Erving going head-to-head.However, the showdown will forever be remembered for the fight...
Via Celtics Life
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Bird & Chief lead C’s past Spurs

The year was 1991, and the Boston Celtics were on the cusp of major changes. Larry Bird, Robert Parish and Kevin McHale were all in the twilight of their prolific careers, and newcomer Reggie Lewis was getting ready to take the torch. For the Spurs, youngsters David Robinson, Avery Johnson & Sean Elliot were giving fans reason to be excited. The teams met in Boston on March...
Via Red's Army
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcus "Larry Bird" Smart with pass of the season so far, last night

Marcus Smart had plenty of highlights in his return to his hometown of Dallas last night but nothing quite compared to this left handed behind the back pass in traffic to Sully in the second half: It gave this reporter chills evoking the memory of a Celtic legend in the process: @ClintCorey
Via Celtics Life
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Did you dress up in Celtics green for Halloween? Share your pics

Rich Miller as Scalabrine, The White Mamba Did you show love for the Celtics this Halloween. Share your pics in the comment section. I'll try and update this post with some new pics as they are posted. @CelticsLife @GrantStanley4 he dressed up as jelly olynk
Via Celtics Life
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott Hartnell is being Larry Bird for Halloween, and the resemblance is scary

When Halloween rolls around you will probably see a lot of Larry Legend costumes come out, but it will be hard for any to measure up to Blue Jackets winger Scott Hartnell's. Hartnell bears an uncanny resemblance to Larry Bird. Who knew? The costume is great, but we have to dock him some points on the shorts, they just aren't short enough. Half the reason you wear a Larry Bird costume...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns Mix Up Larry Bird, Rajon Rondo In Hilariously Incorrect Graphic (Photo)

The people who find the statistics for television graphics during sporting events have to work quickly, so they understandably make mistakes every once in a while. But we have no idea what the Phoenix Suns were trying to tell their viewers with this graphic. Ummm, nope. http://t.co/knSPEREmUA— Seth Pollack (@sethpo) October 30, 2014 First of all, Larry Bird is definitely not...
Via NESN.com
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Bird thinks Pacers' Hill ready to step up

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Pacers need a big year from George Hill to help make up for the absence of Paul George, and Larry Bird thinks the point guard is ready for the challenge. With Indiana set to open the season on Wednesday against Philadelphia, Bird singled out Hill as one of the players who could have a bigger role this year with George sidelined by a broken right leg. ...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Bird praises Hill on eve of season

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indiana Pacers need a big year from George Hill to help make up for the absence of Paul George, and Larry Bird thinks the point guard is ready for the challenge. With Indiana set to open the season on Wednesday against Philadelphia, Bird singled out Hill as one of the players who could have a bigger role this year with George sidelined by a broken right leg...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Bird ‘Celtic Pride’ Caricature Art

Inspired by the Sports Illustrated cover of the same name and not the movie starring Damon Wayans, Dan Aykroyd and Daniel Stern aka Marv from Home Alone. Boston based artist Muideen Ogunmola aka Blocknation captures Larry Bird in all of his 1987 season glory when he averaged 24.2 points on .445 shooting, 10 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game in the championship series against the...
Via Hooped Up
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ainge: Bird used to trash-talk 'out of boredom'

The NBA regular season is long. So long, that Boston Celtics great Larry Bird talked trash during the regular season to keep his mind in the game. Celtics president of basketball operations and former teammate Danny Ainge was on 98.5 The Sports Hub’s “Toucher & Rich” on Thursday and said Bird would trash-talk during games because he was bored. “I always thought he did...
Via NESN.com
October 02, 2014  |  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...
Via NESN.com
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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