“Larry Bird and Michael Jordan were marvelous, but I’m the greatest”: NBA legend explains why he’s the best trash talker of all time

Gary Payton thinks he’s the greatest trash talker in NBA history over the likes of Michael Jordan and Larry Bird, and he explained why. The Glove is regarded as the greatest defender at the guard position in NBA history by…

“Stephen Curry pulled a Larry Bird in the 3-point contest”: Warriors superstar reveals to Reggie Miller why he was uber-confident ahead of his win

Reggie Miller asked Warriors superstar Stephen Curry whether he trash-talked his competitors like Larry Bird last night, and Steph had a great reply. Back in 1986, Larry Bird entered the 3-point contest with a swagger hitherto unseen before him. The…

“Luka Doncic is the baddest white dude since Larry Bird”: Stephen A. Smith draws comparison between Mavericks superstar and Boston Celtics legend

Stephen A. Smith says that Mavs superstar Luka Doncic is the best white player to enter the NBA since Boston Celtics legend Larry Bird.  After struggling mightily to start their 2020-21 NBA campaign off, the Dallas Mavericks seem to have…

“Larry Bird is really great”: When Patrick Ewing told his doubting friends his first-hand experience of playing against the Celtics legend in his rookie season

Larry Bird is arguably a top 5 player in NBA history, but he still had his doubters in his heyday. Patrick Ewing narrates a hilarious story on that theme. Bird is the last player to have won 3 straight MVP…

‘I think it’s God disguised as Michael Jordan’: Celtics legend Larry Bird’s famous compliment for Bulls legend in 1986

Michael Jordan was first cemented as a true NBA superstar when Celtics legend Larry Bird commended him for his 63-point performance. In the Celtics’ first round series with the Bulls in 1986, the two NBA legends faced off against each…

‘Can’t get too close to Michael Jordan or it’s a foul’: Lakers’ Magic Johnson accuses the GOAT of getting favorable calls

Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan and the Dream Team of 1992 are the greatest collection of sporting talent ever assembled. With 11 Hall of Famers and one of the greatest players in Duke history, the Dream Team is like no other.…

‘Michael Jordan wasn’t my competition, I dominated him’: Isiah Thomas mocks MJ with head-to-head record claim

The Isiah-MJ feud has taken a fresh turn with the 2-time champion claiming he dominated Jordan head-to-head. Isiah, who played in the NBA for 13 seasons, was a bonafide star around whom the Pistons built a successful playoff team. Coach…

‘Who’s coming in 2nd?’: When Michael Jordan watched Larry Bird win the 3 point shootout in a warm-up jacket

Larry Bird is probably the greatest trash talker in NBA history. We look back at the time when he won the 3-point shootout in his warmup gear. Larry Bird is the last player to win 3 straight MVP titles, bagging…

‘500 points, 150 rebounds, 150 assists in post-season’: Lakers’ LeBron James achieves it 6th time; Larry Bird only other player to do it

There is no dearth of achievements on LeBron’s resume. He’s now universally regarded as a top 3 player of all time. The stats only serve to make his case stronger. James is the all-time playoff record holder for total points…