Posts Tagged ‘Larry Bird’

Quotes of the Month – May 2012

“I just got caught up with women throwing themselves at me. When a girl sends me 100 pictures, I have to send something back every now and then. I’m not an asshole.” – Former Blazer Greg Oden in a recent interview, explaining why he sent out the infamous nude picture of himself to a female […]

Is Lebron already a Top 5 All-Time Small Forward?

This post was born from a conversation with an old friend yesterday that left me feeling very unsettled. While arguing about the current state of the league the topic of Lebron vs Kobe came up, as it often does. Readers will know that I usually refrain from entering this debate, but because it was Paul […]

Dynasties IV: Bird, Spurs and the Bad Boys

“Of all the people I play against, the only one I truly fear is Larry Bird” – Magic Johnson The Dyanasty Feature looks at the best teams over the past 30 years. Check out Parts I, II and III. #4 The Bird Celtics Years: 1979-1990 Titles: 3 (’81, ’84, ’86) The Boston Celtics were the […]

Dream Teams: Part II

We had a look at the ’92 vs ‘07 duel at the guard positions in Part I. Time to move on to the forwards… Small Forward If I’m being lenient I’m putting Bird, Pippen, Mullin, Laettner, Melo, Lebron and Tayshaun all in this category. But Melo starts at the 4 for the Dream Team so […]

#2 & #3: Magic, Shaq & Kobe

”I don’t think there will ever be another 6’9” point guard who smiles while he humiliates you.” –James Worthy on Magic “Only God can stop Kobe Bryant. That boy is the best player in the world.” – Charles Barkley “Me shooting 40% at the foul line is just God’s way to say nobody’s perfect.” – […]