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Larry Legend: There Will Never Be Another

 

     There Will Never Ever Be Another Larry Bird 

     Happy Birthday to the Great Larry Joe Bird. A true original, a guy from a small town who would lay his own gravel and mow his own lawn. A guy who could out drink anyone, then go and drop 40 on the team he faced the next day. An original on the court as well, his basketball IQ was second to no one and I MEAN NO ONE! 

     Larry was the ULTIMATE player, he could nail the three in your face or with multiple defenders near him and he would tell you he was gonna do it prior to it happening. He could drain shots from the midrange with ease, he could post up and get to the hoop. His passing was second to no one, he would find team mates anywhere even when he wasn't looking at them. He could rebound with the best of them, He was a damn good defender. 

     He gave his entire body and soul to basketball, if he played today he would DOMINATE! Today's soft NBA player would run back to the bench with their tail between their legs after he put them through the paces. He along with Magic and Jordan saved the NBA - made it a must watch, He was part of the Dream Team that made the game global. Magic was right when he said There Will Never Ever Be Another Larry Bird. The only way Jordan could beat Bird was when Larry was coaching the Pacers, and had such high respect and admiration for him. 

     Happy Birthday Larry, from your biggest fan the Celtic Knight. 


 

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