Archive for the ‘Larry Bird’ Category

Now That The Super Bowl Is Gone, Can Pacers Matter?

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Last Tuesday, a buddy and I decide last second to go to the Indiana Pacers game. It's Super Bowl Week and it's an excuse to go downtown for some SBXLVI ambiance. Plus, the tickets are $2 on StubHub, which is pretty much the norm for Pacers games these days. Midway through ...

Pacers Trade White Player, Believe It Or Not Fans Rejoice

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

While a ton of attention has been paid to Isiah Thomas and his Will-He-Or-Won’t-He “Assist” the New York Knicks saga, one of Zeke’s ‘80s glory day rivals and fellow futile front office man, Larry Bird actually made a shrewd business move Tuesday. In a four-team deal, the Pacers landed Darren Collison ...

Snowstorm Comes Early To Indiana

Sunday, July 19th, 2009

Last week, we touched on the Indiana Pacers', and more specifically Larry Bird's affinity for an endangered species - the caucasian American professional basketball player. A month ago, Bird drafted North Carolina's Tyler Hansbrough to bring the team's white count to a league-leading six. (Jeff Foster, Troy Murphy, Travis Diener, Josh ...

It Don’t Matter If You’re Black Or White (Unless You’re Larry Bird)

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

I'm sure with Michael Jackson's recent passing you've probably heard on average four MJ songs an hour. So I'm sure you've heard the 1991 hit "Black or White." In it, a chromatically confused Jackson belts, “It don’t matter if you’re black or white.” Paging Larry Bird. In last month’s NBA Draft, the ...

Larry Bird Knows a Thing or Two About Basketball

Monday, September 29th, 2008

We love it when executives of major sports franchises lament the fact that they can't fill the seats of their arena/stadium/dump. It's funny because most of the time their franchise sucks. Or maybe they don't suck anymore but they did for a long, long time. The Tampa Bay Rays are a ...