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Larry Bird

NCAA Basketball

Is Sports Illustrated Making Any Sense By Acting Like Doug McDermott Is Larry Bird?

McDermott Bird SI Covers

Am I angry? Not at all. Confused? Yes. Honestly… why did they do this?


ComedyVideo

The Kroll Show Gave Us ‘The Legend Of Young Larry Bird’ And Now We Give It To You

young larry birdThis clip from Nick Kroll’s show on Comedy Central is the gift that keeps on giving. It appears that Larry Bird has always been unfailingly polite and proper, despite his back issues and the fact that he learned to shoot and dribble with pumpkins.


Animal shenanigansSlideshow

Top 5, Dead Or Alive: Best Athletes With Animals In Their Names

Welcome to the latest installment in the new era of Top 5 Dead Or Alive. Each week, we’ll ask one of our writers to come up with a definitive list of the five best people, places or things in a particularly subjective category — then, we’ll ask you to tell him who or what is missing from the list. Feel free to be a total dick.

Today, Zach Berger examines the best athletes with animals in their names. Yes, this is a weird category. Yes, his boss made him do it.


Inspirational ThingsNBA

Paul George: Larry Bird Almost Shut Down Pacers Practice By Nailing 15 Straight Shots, Leaving Without A Word

larry bird pacers

We know that Michael Jordan still has game, and could probably re-join the NBA at 50 without missing too many beats. But how about Dream Team teammate Larry Bird? He’s apparently still good enough to leave an NBA team speechless and unsure of whether to continue practicing or just quit altogether.


NBA

Kobe Bryant Names His All-Time Starting Five, Surprisingly Doesn’t Include Himself

Kobe Bryant went on ESPN Radio in LA yesterday and was asked for his all-time starting five. Without hesitation Bryant responded with…


NBAVideo

Kenyan Orphans Reenact Famous “Steal By Bird” Play

The children of the Grace Care Orphanage in West Nairobi, Kenya, are back for another famous sports reenactment, this time taking on the final moments of game 5 of the 1987 NBA Eastern Conference Finals between the Detroit Pistons and the Larry Bird-led Boston Celtics.


NBA

Larry Bird Is Also Laughing At Kobe Bryant Over His Dream Team Comments

Upon hearing that Kobe Bryant thought the 2012 version of Team USA basketball would have a shot to beat the Dream Team, Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley just laughed. Apparently, Larry Bird is laughing right along with them.


NBA

These Illustrations, Of NBA Players As Their Nicknames, Are Fantastic

Have you ever found yourself in smoky room, with an NBA game serving as background noise, and wondered what some of your favorite basketball greats would look like if they actually looked like their nickname? Like, what if Kevin Durant was an actual Durantula? What if Oliver Miller was an olive?


NBAVideo

NBA Playoff Commercials Continue To Be Awesome

For those of you that are less than pscyhed for tonight’s offensively challenged battle between Philadelphia and Boston, here’s a way for you to get the juices flowing. If there’s one thing the NBA brass has a knack for, it’s commercials for the NBA Playoffs. This year, they brought back Larry Bird and Magic Johnson to detail just what basketball is about, what it’s all for. Feel the chills, after the jump.


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