Larry Bird

Bill Walton and Larry Bird attend the Basketball Hall of Fame
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Nick Friar
November 13, 2019 - 4:35 pm
Larry Bird doesn't mind player movement in the NBA. It's been around since he played. But there is one thing he'd like to see change.
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Larry Bird watches a Celtics-Pacers playoff game
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Nick Friar
November 13, 2019 - 3:49 pm
Larry Bird is a fan of the increase in 3-point attempts in the NBA.
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LeBron James
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Nick Friar
September 27, 2019 - 11:01 am
Comparing basketball players from different eras is fun, but it’s tough. The game has changed so much in this young century, never mind looking back to when Red Auerbach coached. Big men don’t hang in the low post as much now. Three-pointers continue to become more and more important. The list goes...
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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski
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Lucy Burdge
August 22, 2019 - 5:56 am
Welcome to Thursday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . THURSDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Kansas City at Boston, 1:05 p.m. (NESN, WEEI) NFL Preseason: Carolina at New England, 7:30 p.m. (WBZ) AROUND THE...
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Lucy Burdge
April 15, 2019 - 7:41 am
Welcome to Friday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Baltimore at Boston, 11:05 p.m. (NESN) MLB: NY Mets at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. (ESPN) MLB: Cincinnati at LA Dodgers, 10...
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April 08, 2019 - 4:39 pm
Glenn Ordway said on OMF on Monday he believes Michael Jordan was better than Larry Bird and he had no problem defending his stance. When John called in on Monday to argue with Ordway about the Celtics and took issue with Ordway’s opinion that Jordan was better than Bird. “As a matter of fact,...
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Kevin Durant
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John Tomase
December 18, 2018 - 1:17 pm
Larry Bird wasn't going to stay in an appropriate 33rd place on the NBA's all-time scoring list forever. Not with Kevin Durant still in his prime. The Warriors star overtook Bird with 21 points on Monday night and then said he was, "giddy like a little kid" after someone texted to tell him whom he...
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Larry Bird
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John Tomase
December 07, 2018 - 12:22 pm
A few years ago, an ESPN radio station asked Kobe Bryant to name the five greatest players in NBA history. Kobe didn’t hesitate: Magic, Jordan, Bird, Russell, Kareem. Hard to argue with anyone on that list. But then he said this about Larry Bird: “I will say as the years go on people really forget...
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October 28, 2018 - 8:47 pm
You knew we were getting this at some point. I mean, you can't really have a Boston-LA championship series without hearing from Larry Bird and Magic Johnson, right? We finally got it before Game 5 when the two legends, whose Celtics and Lakers teams faced off in the NBA Finals three times in the...
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Larry Bird
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John Tomase
August 08, 2018 - 10:22 am
Cedric Maxwell won an NBA Finals MVP during an All-Star career with the Celtics and has spent the last 25 years calling the team's games. He's as qualified as anyone to name the best player in franchise history, and his answer may surprise you. It's not former teammate Larry Bird. It's not Hall of...
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