Team BigMck jumped all over Reds Army in the opening quarter and never looked back en route to a 112-103 victory in Game 3 of the Legends Series.
Larry Bird scored 17 of his 22 points in the first quarter as Team BigMck raced out to a 19-point lead. While Bird scored just 5 points the rest of the way, he did just about everything else, grabbing 12 rebounds and dishing 9 assists.
Reds Army closed the gap to 97-93 with 4 minutes left, but Dennis Johnson (17 pts, 6 assists, 4 reb) slammed the door with a three point play and slam dunk on consecutive possessions.
Kevin McHale lead Reds Army with 23 points. Bill Russell had 15 points and 20 rebounds.
Team BigMck leads the series, 2-1.