- Larry Bird is the Greatest of All-Time
- On This Day In Sports: Larry Bird Wins 1980 NBA Rookie of Year Award
Larry Bird is the Greatest of All-Time
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When I played, Larry Bird was the only one I feared. I know, I know. My opinion is minority. For all sorts of reasons, like how both could control a game without taking a shot. For the big three of points, rebounds and assists per game, Larry Bird was a career player.
Younger people may not remember, but in the early s, TV broadcasts for many NBA games were only shown on tape delay. That quickly came to an end when Magic and Bird arrived on the scene. But I think there is little debate that the s were the greatest time for the NBA. In the 80s, star-studded teams were scattered all over the NBA landscape. The Eastern Conference saw teams like the Philadelphia 76ers with Dr.
Nicknamed "The Hick from French Lick," Bird is widely regarded as one of the greatest basketball players of all time. Bird was also a member of the gold-medal-winning United States men's Olympic basketball team known as "The Dream Team". After retiring as a player, Bird served as head coach of the Indiana Pacers from to In , Bird was named President of Basketball Operations for the Pacers, holding the position until retiring in Bird returned to the Pacers as President of Basketball Operations in  and remained in that role until Bird received a scholarship to play college basketball for the Indiana University Hoosiers in
Position : Forward. When Larry Joe Bird fell off the turnip truck and into the lap of the Boston Celtics, a new era began in professional basketball. When Bird arrived in the NBA in , attendance was down and fan interest was close to nil. By the time he retired in , NBA arenas were sold out routinely and the game's popularity was at an all-time high. Bird, along with fellow stars Magic Johnson and Isiah Thomas , rekindled interest in the game and revived franchises in Boston, Los Angeles , and Detroit -- three of the most important markets in the league.
On This Day In Sports: Larry Bird Wins 1980 NBA Rookie of Year Award
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