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ISIAH Thomas said he was surprised to have been called an a_$h0£e by Michael Jordan, insisting he believed what they had then in clashes between the Detroit Pistons and Chicago Bulls was simply on-court hostility."I was definitely surprised," ...
Apr 29, 2020
At Toy Fair 2020 in New York, Funko announced slews of new figurines for 2020, including giant-headed versions of these iconic NBA pairs from the '80s and '90s.First up: Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, recreating, in Funko POP ...
Feb 23, 2020
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INDIANAPOLIS - Larry Bird likes the mural but not the tats.An artist says she'll remove most tattoos from a large painting of the former NBA star on an Indianapolis multi-family residence. The tattoos include two rabbits mating on his ...
Aug 22, 2019
Much has been said about the concept of the NBA Awards. Who needs awards show honoring regular season achievers after the NBA Championship - the one trophy that truly matters to fans and honorees alike - has been won? Yes, an award boosts a ...
Jun 25, 2019
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LARRY Bird's place in NBA history stretches from the record book to the rule book.A Hall of Fame player later became a successful coach and team executive. Along the way, he watched free agency transform from something rarely discussed to ...
Jun 23, 2019
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NEW YORK - Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, whose coast-to-coast rivalry in the 1980s propelled the NBA to a new level of popularity, will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award.The Hall of Famers and 1992 US Olympic teammates will ...
May 16, 2019
ARGUABLY the best player in the league right now, Stephen Curry has had many influences in his game, and he's had many idols growing up. But influences and idols may not always necessarily be the best, and that's what the ...
Apr 4, 2019
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IF NBA champion Brian Scalabrine will form a 3X3 basketball team with Boston Celtics stalwarts around him, he would still cut himself from the lineup and give the spot to beloved teammate Kevin Garnett.Gracing the NBA 3X Philippines presented by AXA ...
Aug 23, 2018
WHO says an avid Michael Jordan fan can't own a Boston Celtics jersey?Well, the 'Spiderman' Arwind Santos does.The 36-year-old San Miguel Beer star was clad in green and white on Thursday during the PBA Homecourt as he ...
May 4, 2018
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MIAMI - Larry Bird made his plea years ago.His request to the NBA was not unique: Bird wanted the league to eliminate the dreaded stretches of four games in five days. What made Bird's pitch memorable was that it didn&# ...
Aug 15, 2017
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BY the time the Los Angeles Lakers met the Boston Celtics for the third time in the NBA Finals in the 1980s, defensive stopper Michael Cooper had enough with Larry Bird, Kevin McHale and the rest of the Celtics."It's ...
Jun 1, 2017
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LARRY Bird started the week by driving an IndyCar down Fifth Avenue in Manhattan to stump for the NBA's All-Star weekend returning to Indiana.He ended it by stepping down as president of basketball operations for the Pacers, a ...
Apr 29, 2017
THE routine is familiar. The president makes a few bad jokes. The championship-winning team presents the leader of the free world with a personalized jersey. Everyone smiles for the cameras.Nothing political about that, right?Not exactly.In a divided nation, ...
Feb 20, 2017
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INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Pacers have signed veteran point guard Aaron Brooks to a one-year deal.The Pacers announced the signing on Thursday (Friday, Manila time). Brooks is entering his ninth season in the league, having previously played for Houston, Phoenix, Sacramento, ...
Jul 22, 2016
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INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Pacers introduced Al Jefferson, Thaddeus Young and Jeremy Evans on Friday (Saturday, Manila time), with the hope that the revamped frontcourt can help push the team closer to the top of the NBA's Eastern Conference."We feel ...
Jul 9, 2016
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NEW YORK - Consider Gary Payton unimpressed by Golden State guard Stephen Curry becoming the first unanimous MVP in NBA history.The Hall of Famer tells Sports Illustrated that the vote just "happened to go" Curry's way. He said players like ...
May 20, 2016
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INDIANAPOLIS - Larry Bird found the Indiana Pacers' new voice on his own bench. Now Nate McMillan must show his old-school style will still resonate with today's young players.Bird promoted the 51-year-old McMillan to head coach ...
May 17, 2016
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INDIANAPOLIS - Larry Bird has never cared about popularity contests. All he ever wanted to do was win.So on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), the Indiana Pacers' president of basketball operations announced he would not re-sign Frank Vogel to a new ...
May 6, 2016
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MICHAEL Jordan knew it would be on the sports news when he was asked the question about playing LeBron James one-on-one."I know this is the ESPN question... I know it's gonna be all over ESPN," said His Airness. ...
Aug 10, 2015
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LARRY Bird believes it would be a close game, and he is pretty sure who would if he played Michael Jordan one-on-one now."God, I hate to admit this but he'd kill me," Bird said on the Dan ...
Jul 29, 2015
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