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  • • Watch full game: Michigan State, Magic Johnson beat Indiana State and Larry Bird for the 1979 title
    Relive the thrilling 1979 National Championship game in its entirety as Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Michigan State edged out Larry Bird and Indiana State....2020
  • • Former Celtic Calls Jayson Tatum The Next Larry Bird, Paul Pierce
    It’s been quite the stretch for Jayson Tatum since making his first All-Star team. In his last five games, the... »...2020
  • • Marcus Smart breaks Celtics' record with 11 made 3-pointers, but that's not even the most unbelievable part
    That Smart holds a 3-point shooting mark over the likes of Larry Bird, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce is pretty crazy...2020
  • • Kerr says Doncic reminds him of Bird, also Harden
    Warriors coach Steve Kerr called Mavs superstar Luka Doncic "very important to the NBA" while likening his skill set to that of Larry Bird and James Harden....2020
  • • Steve Kerr: Luka Doncic ‘Reminds Me a Little Bit of Larry Bird’
    Warriors head coach Steve Kerr compared parts of Luka Doncic‘s game to both Larry Bird and James Harden. Doncic, 20, is “really good for the NBA,” says Kerr. Luka had 20 points and eight rebounds Tuesday night to lead the visiting Dallas Mavericks past Golden State 124-97. Per ESPN: “He’s really good for the NBA,” […] The post Steve Kerr: Luka Doncic ̵...2020
  • • Another title: Kawhi is top AP male athlete for '19
    Kawhi Leonard, who won a title with the Raptors before joining the Clippers, becomes just the fifth NBA player to win the AP male athlete of the year award, joining Larry Bird, Michael Jordan, LeBron James and Stephen Curry....2019
  • • Celtics Legend Sees ‘Strong Similarities’ Between Luka Doncic, Larry Bird
    Is Luka Doncic the second coming of Larry Legend? Boston Celtics icon Robert Parish noted the “strong similarities” between the... »...2019
  • • Rockets’ James Harden is the NBA MVP, and it’s not close
    Houston Rockets guard James Harden is doing things on an NBA court we have not seen since the great Wilt Chamberlain. That includes Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James. Harden heads into the weekend averaging 37.6 points, 6.1 rebounds and 7.5 assists per game. This would be the highest per-game average since Chamberlain was bullying smaller players. The premise: Despite potent...2019
  • Magic Johnson, Larry Bird Honored with 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award
    • Magic Johnson, Larry Bird Honored with 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award
    Former rivals Magic Johnson and Larry Bird both received the NBA's Lifetime Achievement Award....2019
  • • 10 reasons Jason Kidd isn't a good fit for the Lakers
    After Luke Walton’s firing mutual parting of ways with the Lakers, the team is looking for a new coach, and one of the leading candidates is Hall of Fame point guard Jason Kidd.  The former coach of the Milwaukee Bucks and Brooklyn Nets, Kidd is one of the few potential coaches with more assists than former Lakers president Magic Johnson. He’s also friends with LeBron from their time playing toget...2019

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  • • NBA Referee Hotline Bling: Devin Harris sounds nasal
    After ratifying the new CBA, the NBA created a hotline for players to call and speak their minds about NBA referees. They can plead their cases on technical fouls, complain about unfair treatment or get gambling tips from Scott Foster. It's an upgrade on the old system, where Magic Johnson and Larry Bird had to send David Stern beautiful, handwritten letters to protest flagrant fouls. Just kidding...2017
  • • NBA exec: Paul George to Celtics could be 'sleeper' trade
    The Boston Celtics missed out on trading for DeMarcus Cousins over the weekend, though reports have indicated they were never actually interested. Now that Cousins has gone to the New Orleans Pelicans, most of the rumors regarding the Celtics have revolved around Jimmy Butler.But what about Paul George?Two NBA executives who spoke with Frank Isola of the New York Daily News expressed doubt that Ce...2017
  • • NBA exec: Paul George to Celtics could be 'sleeper' trade
    The Boston Celtics missed out on trading for DeMarcus Cousins over the weekend, though reports have indicated they were never actually interested. Now that Cousins has gone to the New Orleans Pelicans, most of the rumors regarding the Celtics have revolved around Jimmy Butler.But what about Paul George?Two NBA executives who spoke with Frank Isola of the New York Daily News expressed doubt that Ce...2017
  • • Chris Paul Proving Invaluable for LA Clippers and Other Thursday NBA Takeaways
    2016
  • • Despite Silver Linings, J.R. Smith's Injury Is Bad News for Shallow Cavs
    2016
  • • Thursday NBA Roundup: Clippers Erasing Any Doubt They Are Among League's Best
    2016
  • • Kyrie Irving's Superstar Career Arc Is Officially Back on Track
    2016
  • • Indiana Pacers Complete 2016-17 Season Preview
    2016
  • • What's the Secret to LeBron James' Athletic Invincibility?
    2016
  • • Orlando Magic Complete 2016-17 Preview
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  • Why Kevin Durant Never Will Match Larry Bird, According To Jalen Rose
    • Why Kevin Durant Never Will Match Larry Bird, According To Jalen Rose
    NBA fans never will appreciate Kevin Durant as much as they did Larry Bird. ESPN’s Jalen Rose offered that theory... »...2018
  • Change the Game: How the Air Jordan I Transformed Sneaker Culture
    • Change the Game: How the Air Jordan I Transformed Sneaker Culture
    When Michael Jordan was drafted into the NBA in 1984, he joined a rapidly changing league in a rapidly changing world. Five years earlier, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird had carried their collegiate rivalry over into an NBA that had recently merged with the ABA. Along with star Julius “Dr. J” Erving, the NBA had […] The post Change the Game: How the Air Jordan I Transformed Sneaker Culture app...2018
  • • Jazz exercise contract option on Donovan Mitchell
    In a 100 percent expected move, the Utah Jazz have exercised their third-year team option on guard Donovan Mitchell for the 2019-20 season. Mitchell (6-3, 215, Louisville) led all rookies last season in scoring at 20.5 points per game and total points (1,616), joining David Robinson (1989-90), Larry Bird (1979-80), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1969-70) and Wilt Chamberlain [...]...2018
  • • Ten greatest basketball players of all-time
    Nothing is more controversial than determining who are the top ten players in NBA history. These lists differ from person to person, rarely will two people have the same players, let alone the same exact list.With that being said, here are my top ten players in NBA history.Honorable Mentions: Oscar Robertson, Kobe Bryant, Karl Malone, Jerry West, and Julius Erving. 10. Hakeem Olajuwon Regarded as...2018
  • • Dirk to Doncic: Dallas Mavericks tap brakes on inevitable comparisons
    DALLAS (AP) -- Luka Doncic didn't get compared to Larry Bird when he was introduced a day after the Dallas Mavericks traded up to get the third overall pick in the NBA draft....2018
  • SLAM’s Top 100 Players Of All-Time: Larry Bird, No. 10
    • SLAM’s Top 100 Players Of All-Time: Larry Bird, No. 10
    Click here for 100-51 and here for 50-11 on the SLAM TOP 100. Stay posted as we reveal the rest of the list over the next few days. Order your copy of the SLAM TOP 100 issue at our store.  — The résumé is, obviously, exceptional, and certainly worth highlighting. Larry Bird was a 12-time […] The post SLAM’s Top 100 Players Of All-Time: Larry Bird, No. 10 appeared first on SLAMonl...2018
  • • Where did it all go wrong? Post-mortem for Round 1 NBA losers
    Eight teams advanced to the second round of the playoffs in triumph. Thus, eight teams have gone home in defeat and disgrace, looking back on their failed championship quests and asking themselves a profound question: "Where did it all go wrong?" They're probably still too distraught to answer themselves, so we'll go team by team and do it for them.Indiana Pacers Where it went right The Pacers wer...2018
  • • Larry Bird reluctant to trade Paul George to Lakers because of Celtics rivalry?
    Is Larry Bird reluctant to trade Paul George to the Lakers because of his hated rivalry with the Western Conference team dating back to his days with the Boston Celtics? That’s what one plugged-in reporter is saying.The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski says Indiana might not want to help the Lakers out because of Bird’s presence. Even though Larry Legend stepped down as team president, he is still a ...2017
  • • Report: George tells Pacers he won't re-sign, prefers Lakers
    Paul George has reportedly informed the Indiana Pacers that he will not re-sign with the team after the 2017-2018 season.According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, George has not requested a trade but has told the Pacers he is not going to sign an extension. With Larry Bird having recently stepped down, George reportedly wanted new president of basketball operations Kevin Pritchard to be awa...2017
  • • Report: Pacers nixed offer for Paul George from Hawks that included 4 first-rounders
    Pitch reportedly came before the trade deadline when Larry Bird was running the show...2017

Larry Bird stats

  • • Legendary Moments in NBA History: Bird scores 60 vs. Hawks in 1985
    By the 1984-85 season, Boston Celtics forward Larry Bird had already established himself as an MVP and Finals MVP and one of the best players in the league. On March 12, 1985 in New Orleans, he further cemented his place in league history with an epic scoring performance against the Atlanta Hawks....2019
  • • WATCH: Celtics' Isaiah Thomas scores 52 against Heat, is king of crunch time
    The All-Star joins Larry Bird, Paul Pierce, Kevin McHale and Sam Jones as Celts with 50-point games...2016
  • • Chris Paul Proving Invaluable for LA Clippers and Other Thursday NBA Takeaways
    2016
  • • Despite Silver Linings, J.R. Smith's Injury Is Bad News for Shallow Cavs
    2016
  • • Spotlight or No Spotlight, Giannis Antetokounmpo Is an NBA Superstar
    2016
  • • Thursday NBA Roundup: Clippers Erasing Any Doubt They Are Among League's Best
    2016
  • • Draymond Green Injury: Updates on Warriors Star's Ankle and Return
    2016
  • • Draymond Green Injury: Updates on Warriors Star's Ankle and Return
    2016
  • • Kyrie Irving's Superstar Career Arc Is Officially Back on Track
    2016
  • • Weird NBA Awards: End-of-Preseason Edition
    2016

Larry Bird kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Give & Go With Syracuse Coach Gary Gait
    Excerpts of this "Give & Go" interview with Syracuse coach Gary Gait appear in the May edition of US Lacrosse Magazine. Don't get the mag? Join US Lacrosse today to start your subscription. What’s the most played song on your favorite playlist? My No. 1 song is “Crossroads” by my son, Braedon Gait. I listen to it every workout. Go to his bio on Instagram (@braedongait) to listen for yourself. ...2017
  • • Despite Silver Linings, J.R. Smith's Injury Is Bad News for Shallow Cavs
    2016
  • • Iman Shumpert Says He Won't Visit White House Under Donald Trump
    2016
  • • NBA Tiers of Contention: Teams in the Playoff Hunt in 2016-17
    2016
  • • Pete Carroll Q&A: Seahawks HC Talks Motivation, Consistency and Coaching History
    2016
  • • Reggie Miller: Kevin Durant Traded a Sacred Legacy for Cheap Jewelry
    2016
  • • Dominique Wilkins Talks Finals, Difference Between Today's and Yesterday's NBA
    2016
  • • Charles Barkley Talks LeBron James, Draymond Green and More in B/R Exclusive
    2016
  • • Larry Bird Says Current Era May Be Greatest in NBA History
    2016
  • • 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 now feels the curre...2016

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  • • Chris Paul Proving Invaluable for LA Clippers and Other Thursday NBA Takeaways
    2016
  • • Despite Silver Linings, J.R. Smith's Injury Is Bad News for Shallow Cavs
    2016
  • • Indiana Pacers Complete 2016-17 Season Preview
    2016
  • • Dominique Wilkins Talks Finals, Difference Between Today's and Yesterday's NBA
    2016
  • • NBA Awards Odds 2015-16: Predicting Who Will Take Home the Hardware
    2016
  • • Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: NBA DFS DraftKings Optimal Rankings for Oct. 29
    2015
  • • Which NBA Teams Are Poised for an Epic Turnaround in 2015-16?
    2015

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  • • 10 reasons Jason Kidd isn't a good fit for the Lakers
    2019
  • The Celtics and Sixers Open the Season Tonight, Marking Another Chapter in an Epic Rivalry
    • The Celtics and Sixers Open the Season Tonight, Marking Another Chapter in an Epic Rivalry
    The 1984 Celtics and 76ers were NBA goliaths that boasted rosters packed with legendary players. Nearly 34 years ago, on November 9, the two teams held undefeated records for the season and clashed in Boston. The matchup between Larry Bird and Julius Erving was highly anticipated and anything but ordinary. The basketball court turned into […] The post The Celtics and Sixers Open the Season T...2018
  • Here are LeBron’s best shots from his seven 40-point playoff games (VIDEO)
    • Here are LeBron’s best shots from his seven 40-point playoff games (VIDEO)
    It's a higher mark than than Charles Barkley, Wilt Chamberlain, Larry Bird, Karl Malone, or Magic Johnson had during their entire careers....2018
  • Here are LeBron’s best shots from his seven 40-point playoff games (VIDEO)
    • Here are LeBron’s best shots from his seven 40-point playoff games (VIDEO)
    It's a higher mark than than Charles Barkley, Wilt Chamberlain, Larry Bird, Karl Malone, or Magic Johnson had during their entire careers....2018
  • • Where did it all go wrong? Post-mortem for Round 1 NBA losers
    2018
  • • Joel Embiid: 76ers studied history of rivalry with Celtics
    The Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics are two of the best young teams in basketball, and Joel Embiid says they are hoping to rekindle a decades-old rivalry when their playoff series begins on Monday night.Back in the 1960s, Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell used to battle it out in the postseason on an annual basis. Boston typically got the best of Philly, but Wilt’s 76ers snapped a streak of ...2018
  • With hot first half, Dwyane Wade passes Larry Bird for 10th all-time in playoff scoring
    • With hot first half, Dwyane Wade passes Larry Bird for 10th all-time in playoff scoring
    Wade started out 7-of-7 from the floor and had 21 first-half points....2018
  • • How the schedule was made: NBA taking hard look at metrics
    Larry Bird made his plea years ago to get rid of four-games-in-five-nights stretches....2017
  • • Kyrie Irving named cover athlete for NBA 2K18
    Kyrie Irving received a nice accolade on the day his Cleveland Cavaliers will take the court for Game 1 of the NBA Finals when he was named Thursday the cover athlete for EA Sports’ “NBA 2K18.” “I’m an avid player of this series, and I am honored to be the cover athlete of NBA 2K18,” Irving said in an EA Sports release, via Dime Mag. “It’s surreal to be featured on the cover, and I can’t wait to d...2017
  • • Pacers president: Paul George, team ‘on the same page’
    The Indiana Pacers have a new brain trust after Larry Bird stepped down as the team’s president over the weekend.This could potentially mean a brand-new relationship with star forward Paul George, who has been vocal about the direction of the team.George wouldn’t commit to a long-term future with Indiana after the team was eliminated from the playoffs in the first round against the Cleveland Caval...2017

Larry Bird rumors, scandals

  • • What's the Secret to LeBron James' Athletic Invincibility?
    2016
  • • NBA Tiers of Contention: Teams in the Playoff Hunt in 2016-17
    2016
  • • Surprise Scenarios That Could Shake Up the 2016 NBA Draft
    2016
  • • NBA Trade Rumors: Examining Top Reports Entering 2016 Combine
    2016
  • • Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Milwaukee Bucks
    2016
  • • Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Milwaukee Bucks
    2016
  • • NBA Awards Odds 2015-16: Predicting Who Will Take Home the Hardware
    2016
  • • Ranking Each of Kobe Bryant's NBA All-Star Starting 5s
    2016
  • • NBA Rookie Progress Meter: Devin Booker Joining Club of First-Year Elites
    2016
  • • Faces of NBA's 2015-16 MVP Race: Steph Curry's Not the Only One Making History
    2016

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