One of the greatest small forwards ever to lace up up a pair of high tops, the Hall-of-Famer did it all, averaging 24.3 points, 10 rebounds and 6.3 assists every time he stepped foot on the court. The Hick from French Lick was likewise the ruler of coming smooth, well known for telling his adversaries how pleasant he was some time recently, amid and after he put in conflict with them.
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Wednesday, his 60th birthday, Complex highlighted the three-time champion and league MVP’s gift of gab, citing “The 15 Coldest Larry Bird Trash-Talking Moments”.
The excerpts are hilarious. Peep game.
No doubt truly a Legend.