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On this day in 1987: “Now there’s a steal by Bird… “

On this day in 1987: “Now there’s a steal by Bird… “

I still get chills watching that play. [...]

May 26, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Celtics News, Larry Bird, Look Back, The Team 4

Larry Bird… the most successful individual in basketball history?

Larry Bird… the most successful individual in basketball history?

With his crowning as the NBA's executive of the year for 2012, Larry Bird may have sealed his case as the basketballs most successful and influential individual in the history of the sport. Bird is without question one of the greatest players in the history of the league, but it is what he has done [...]

May 18, 2012 Nick Sannicandro Celtics News, Larry Bird, The Team, Uncategorized 15

Larry Bird still dominating like it’s 1986

Larry Bird still dominating like it’s 1986

Larry Bird has been named the NBA’s Executive of the Year. While Larry Legend probably doesn’t give a crap, this honor puts him in a rare club: The Legend’s trophy shelf was already full. Make room for another. The NBA announced on Wednesday that Indiana¬†Pacers¬†president Larry Bird has been named 2011-2012 Executive of the Year. [...]

May 16, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Larry Bird, Look Back, Uncategorized 2

Tonight’s “Close ‘em out at home” motivational video: The Bird-’Nique duel

Tonight’s “Close ‘em out at home” motivational video: The Bird-’Nique duel

  May 22, 1988.  Game 7.  Eastern Conference semi-finals. Larry Bird and Dominique Wilkins engaged in a mano-a-mano battle for the ages.  Dominique finished with 47 points on 19-33 shooting.  Larry finished with 34 on 15-24 shooting… including the last bucket… a lefty layup after burning Nique in the post. Final score:  Boston 118 – [...]

May 10, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Larry Bird, Look Back, Uncategorized 2

Behind the scenes with “Larry Bird” at Magic/Bird on Broadway

Behind the scenes with “Larry Bird” at Magic/Bird on Broadway

There's no doubt you've heard about the Magic/Bird production on Broadway.  I've gotten a chance to see the show (which I reviewed here), and earlier this week, I got a chance to go behind the scenes and talk to the man who transforms every night into Larry Bird.  Tug Coker (@TugCoker on Twitter), is an [...]

May 8, 2012 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Celtics News, Larry Bird, Uncategorized 1