“Rainbow, in the trainer’s Lap”: When Larry Bird played H-O-R-S-E while dropping 60 points on the Atlanta Hawks

There are infinite stories of Larry Bird’s trash-talking. However, this one incident cements his position as the greatest trash talker. Larry Bird is a name that needs no introduction, his resume speaks for itself. A career comprising of 3x Mvp,…

“Save a game: Michael Jordan, save my life: Larry Bird”: When Pat Riley famously snubbed the ‘GOAT’ and gave ‘Larry Legend’ the upper hand in clutch situations

Pat Riley once said that he would take Michael Jordan in a close game situation but would take Larry Bird in a do-or-die situation.  Michael Jordan is undoubtedly one of the greatest crunch time performers in league history. Advanced statistics…

“People thought Larry Bird is a chubby white guy, but he would wear us down”: When Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reasoned why the Celtics legend was the “best guy” he ever played against

Back in 2017, NBA icon Kareem Abdul-Jabbar respectfully termed Boston legend Larry Bird as “the best guy” he had ever played against. Long before the league was dominated by LeBron James in the 2010s or Kobe Bryant in the 2000s…

“Y’all called Cade Cunningham a bust, now look at him ball out”: NBA Twitter erupts as the Pistons rookie joins LeBron James, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, and others in a special feat

Dropping 19 points, 5 assists, and 2 rebounds during the 114-103 loss to the Suns, Cade Cunningham joins 6 legends to achieve a special feat. After a series of awful performances early this season, the #1 pick of the 2021…

“Larry Bird was the only player I feared”: When Magic Johnson revealed how he was “frightened” by the Celtics legend during their playing days

Years after their retirement, Magic Johnson disclosed how Larry Bird was the only player the Lakers legend ever feared playing against. Back in the 1980s, Larry Bird and Magic Johnson were the main contributing factors in revolutionizing the league, making…

“Larry Bird didn’t actually say I’m feeling like 43 today”: NBA analyst reveals how John Stockton puffed up the Celtics legend with one exaggerated story on the Dan Patrick Show

John Stockton once told a famous story about Larry Bird and his trash-talk on the Dan Patrick Show with one exaggerated detail. Larry Bird, as we all know, isn’t really white, but clear. This was a white dude who was…

“It’s very gratifying that I earned Larry Bird’s respect”: Michael Jordan on his 63 points game against Boston Celtics in the 1986 playoffs

Michael Jordan reveals how he earned Celtics legend Larry Bird’s respect after recording a 63-point playoff game, and that too in his second season. Back in the 80s, the league was pretty much ruled by Magic Johnson‘s LA Lakers and…

“Always considered Oscar Robertson the best, but I’m not so sure that Larry Bird isn’t.”: John Wooden anointed the Celtics legend as his GOAT during his heyday and 3 MVP run

Oscar Robertson never comes to this generation’s consideration when they talk about the best players of all time, nor does Larry Bird. But one of the greatest coaches ever had them as GOATS. Two of the greatest players of their…

“Kevin McHale and Larry Bird would talk more trash than anybody you’ve ever seen”: Michael Jordan reveals how the 80s Celtics inspired the Bulls’ championship mindset

Michael Jordan explained how the Chicago Bulls were inspired by Larry Bird and his Boston Celtics’ mindset during their 1991 championship run. The Chicago Bulls are one of the greatest organizations in NBA history. Especially the 90s Bulls, the squad…

“Larry Bird took care of our food after every game”: When the Celtics legend endorsed a restaurant because the owner allowed his teammates to eat there for free

Celtics legend Larry Bird never endorsed any brands. However, he made an exception for a local restaurant in Boston due to a unique clause. Larry Bird was one of the greatest players to ever play in the league. He won…