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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 ...
The Big Three, Finally Together
Just before the 1980 NBA Draft, Red Auerbach traded two first-round picks to the Golden State Warriors for a young center named Robert Parish and a first-round pick later used on Kevin McHale. In what ...
The Dynasty Hits a Bump
Led by All-Star Larry Bird, the Celtics posted 56 wins and the league’s third-best record in the 1982-83 season. The highlight of his season came on March 30 when Bird scored a then franchise single-g ...
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 ...