Today’s #TBT sports blog recalls Boston Celtics great Bill Russell – the most decorated championship player in NBA history, and now the 2019 winner of the Arthur Ashe Courage Award. ESPN presented the octogenarian with its hallowed honor at last … Continue reading
Today’s TBT sports blog remembers Wilt Chamberlain – one of the most iconic athletes of all-time – in any sport. Few athletes so totally dominate a sport that their professional league must enact rule changes to make the games fair … Continue reading
Today’s #TBT sports blog features NBA great Larry Bird. The Boston Celtics legend s revered in the same breath as other iconic Boston sports heroes – Carl Yastzremski, Bobby Orr, Doug Flutie, David Ortiz and Tom Brady. Though he formally … Continue reading
Today’s #TBT sports blog focuses on former Boston Celtics great Larry Bird, a Hall of Fame player who regularly soared above his competitors on the basketball court. This Boston legend is revered in the same breath as other Boston sports … Continue reading
Mention the name Bird to any basketball fan and the name invokes instant memories of step back jumpers, swishing nets, non-stop jabbering and long white legs in short green shorts.
Most importantly, his single name recalls multiple NBA banners hanging above a parquet wood basketball court and a dominant all-star who regularly appeared in NBA Finals with the Boston Celtics.
Larry Joe Bird, also known as Larry Legend or the Hick from French Lick (IN) or simply Bird, ranks as one of the most revered basketball players in history. No first name or explanation is needed to identify the species of this particular Bird.Continue reading
Doppler radar could never have predicted the searing heat that will envelop the TD Bank North Center in Boston tonight. The mercury has risen for both the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics as they meet in Game 6 of the … Continue reading
The surging Boston Celtics are heading back to Florida tonight to face the Miami Heat in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals. However, player confidence in the officiating of this tied series remains terribly broken. The hard fought games, … Continue reading
Haggard and worn, the Boston Celtics’ Big Ticket won’t guarantee the team’s anticipated entry into the next round of the NBA playoffs. During last night’s 98-90 OT loss in Game 4 of the NBA Eastern Conference Semi-Finals, the Celtics’ Big … Continue reading
The Celtics are courting SHAQ–tastrophe! Last season’s NBA Finals Runner Ups are flaunting with failure as the Celtics have signed 38-year-old former NBA All-Star Shaquille O’Neal to a two year contract. In this coming NBA season, look for a series … Continue reading
OK, I’ve had enough of Kobe’s “beefs!” No, I’m NOT referring to Japan’s Kobe Beef… as in the finest steak in the world. However, I am lamenting Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant’s non-stop bickering beefs; i.e. the murmuring, complaining, whining, … Continue reading