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A New Era With Bird and Fitch
After a year of waiting, in 1979 Red Auerbach finally persuaded Larry Bird to sign with the Boston Celtics and new coach Bill Fitch. While some Celtics players didn’t have the best relationship with F ...
Larry’s Last Shot
Larry Bird is a Hoosier state basketball legend without peer. His days at Indiana State University elevated the Sycamores to a national powerhouse, as they made it all the way to the 1979 NCAA Champio ...
The Legend From French Lick
Red Auerbach took a big chance when he drafted Larry Bird No. 6 overall in 1978, not because there was any question about Bird’s talent, but because he made a promise to his mother to play his senior ...