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Report: Pacers quietly shopping Roy Hibbert

Report: Pacers quietly shopping Roy Hibbert

The Sporting News’ Sean Devaney is reporting that Larry Bird is seeking offers for Roy Hibbert: After a flurry of rumors dating back a little more than a month, there has not been much to speak of when it comes to the possibility of Indiana moving center Roy Hibbert in a trade. But, according to [...]

July 6, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Larry Bird, Rumors 18

Your Morning Dump… Where the C’s could use free agency to acquire a center

Your Morning Dump… Where the C’s could use free agency to acquire a center

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Marcin Gortat, C, Washington What seemed a desperate grab to get a sniff at the playoffs, turned into one of the better trades this season when the [...]

June 10, 2014 Jay Free Agency, Larry Bird, Rumors, The Morning Dump 32

Larry Bird was immune to cramps

Larry Bird was immune to cramps

As fans around the world clash over the severity of LeBron James’ leg cramps and the steamy conditions in Game 1 of the 2014 NBA Finals, take a moment to remember the awesomeness of Larry Bird. Bob Ryan reminds us of Bird’s epic performance in Game 5 of the 1984 Finals. It was a mere 97 [...]

June 6, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Larry Bird 23

Better reaction to a hard foul: Larry Bird or LeBron James?

Better reaction to a hard foul: Larry Bird or LeBron James?

LeBron James caught an elbow to the throat during last night’s game against the Bobcats. Amazingly, Josh McRoberts was not hit with a Flagrant 2 for his actions. I’ve never been elbowed in the throat, but there’s something about LeBron’s reaction that lacks authenticity. He looks like a professional wrestler feigning an injury after taking [...]

April 24, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Larry Bird 14

The Bad Boys 30 for 30 is worth your time

The Bad Boys 30 for 30 is worth your time

ESPN’s newest 30 for 30 film, “Bad Boys,“ is flat out awesome. The Celtics/Pistons rivalry is a big chunk of the film. You get to relive the epic games and fierce battles through the eyes of Isiah Thomas, Joe Dumars, Dennis Rodman, Rick Mahorn, John Salley and Bill Laimbeer. To this day, my greatest Celtics memory [...]

April 18, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Larry Bird 6

Michael Cooper says Larry Bird was a 10 dimensional player

Michael Cooper says Larry Bird was a 10 dimensional player

Sports Illustrated treats us to a wonderful excerpt from the book Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s. In this tale, Michael Cooper talks about an encounter with Larry Bird: To Cooper, Larry Bird was still merely larry bird (lowercase intended) — an overrated Great White Hype who captured a nation’s imagination [...]

March 5, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Larry Bird 14

All-Star flashback: Larry Bird wins MVP in 1982

All-Star flashback: Larry Bird wins MVP in 1982

“Fan Friday” is taking a break for all-star weekend along with the rest of the NBA, so in it’s place I’ve got some classic Celtics/All-Star Game highlights. The year was 1982. The NBA’s best suited up for the league’s annual All-Star Game at Brendan Byrne Arena in E. Rutherford, New Jersey. For the West, you [...]

February 14, 2014 KWAPT Larry Bird, Past, Red's Army Multimedia, Videos 4

Add ice cream, wedding cake and untying shoelaces to the legend of Larry Bird

Add ice cream, wedding cake and untying shoelaces to the legend of Larry Bird

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 [...]

January 14, 2014 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Larry Bird 2

Reason 9,957 to love Larry Bird

Reason 9,957 to love Larry Bird

While fielding questions about trade speculation surrounding often injured forward Danny Granger, Larry Bird dropped this bomb: “He doesn’t work hard enough (in the offseason),” Bird said. “He’s not a guy who’ll push himself to the brink like a lot of our guys do. He works hard but he doesn’t push himself. That’s why he [...]

December 21, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Larry Bird 3

Happy 57th birthday to Larry Legend

Happy 57th birthday to Larry Legend

My god… Larry Bird’s passing skills are simply ridiculous. Whenever one of those silly “who is better” debates pops up comparing Bird to a modern day player (i.e. Kobe, Melo, Dirk, etc), just cue up those clips of Larry’s passing. Happy birthday to one of the baddest mo-fos to every lace’em up. [...]

December 7, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Larry Bird 5