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LARRY BIRD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Here’s A Fun Larry Bird Story, Courtesy Of Dominique Wilkins

The names “Dominique” and “Bird” resonate with NBA fans for one reason: Game 7 of the 1988 Eastern Conference Semifinals, when the two Hall of Famers went at each other in arguably the greatest heat check battle in NBA history. At that point, both superstars were seasoned veterans, playing in the prime of their careers. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Dominique Wilkins recalls amazing Larry Bird trash-talking story

Dominique Wilins, Atlanta Hawks legend, is known for quite a few things. He was the “human highlight film” with all of his spectacular dunks. He was a scoring machine, once leading the league in scoring in 1985-86. And he had wars with Larry Bird, including that epic Game 7 match-up in 1988. But Wilkins had another Larry Bird story. From Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald: ...
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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...
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17 days ago  |  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’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...
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November 17, 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...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pacers fan drops funny photobomb on Larry Bird

There are few things on That NBA Lottery Pick that we love more than classic photobombs during NBA games and you might want to check this one from today’s Pacers-Hawks game 7. As cameras were focused on Pacers president Larry Bird, a Pacers fan sitting behind him in a black fedora decided to pull of the photobomb: I want to frame this pic.twitter.com/lQO2fnlW1e — Brian Floyd...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Bird used to pig out on ice cream, wedding cake

In Jack McCallum’s book about the 1990-91 Celtics and there are a couple of fantastic stories about Larry Bird. The first tale involves an aging Legend’s battle with staying in shape: “I think I wanna be active,” said Bird. “What I might do, though, is git in shape, git outta shape, then git in shape again. I won’t do it like I used to, though. It’s gittin’ tougher...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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