Roy Hibbert And The Indiana Pacers Are Headed For A Messy Divorce

Roy Hibbert is an awkward fit in today’s pace-and-space NBA. He doesn’t shoot well near the basket or from distance, he isn’t a particularly gifted passer, and he can’t sprint up and down the court repeatedly. When the Pacers expected to play the Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals every year, Hibbert’s severe… » 4/18/15 1:15pm Saturday 1:15pm

Dominique Wilkins Tells A Solid Larry Bird Trash-Talk Story

It's not news that Larry Bird was an arrogant jerk in his NBA days. He got away with most of his shit-talk because when he said he was about to shoot a three in your eye, he actually did that. He and Dominique Wilkins famously went at each other in Game 7 of the 1988 Eastern Conference Semifinals, but the Hawks… » 2/09/15 4:48pm 2/09/15 4:48pm

You Know Who Also Untied His Opponent's Shoes? Larry Bird

So it turns out that J.R. Smith isn't the only basketball player to have untied an opponent's shoes during free throws. A couple decades ago, another trash-talking, non-urban volume shooter pulled the same stunt, and somehow managed not to get written up by a professional sportswriter as a cross between Curly Neal and… » 1/13/14 4:47pm 1/13/14 4:47pm

The Famous Dominique Wilkins-Larry Bird Game 7 Duel Just Turned 25

25 years ago today, Dominique Wilkins and Larry Bird staged one of the greatest duels in NBA history when they went shot-for-shot in the fourth quarter of Game 7 of the 1988 Eastern Conference Semifinals. Wilkins scored 16 of his 47 points in that quarter, but Bird edged him by scoring 20 of his 34 points in the… » 5/22/13 5:35pm 5/22/13 5:35pm

Larry Bird's Son Allegedly Tried To Run Over His Ex-Girlfriend With His…

Connor Bird, the 21-year-old son of NBA legend Larry Bird, was arrested on Sunday by the Indiana University police department after allegedly trying to hit his ex-girlfriend with his car. According to police, Bird and his ex-girlfriend got into an argument in his apartment, which ended with him throwing his cell… » 2/12/13 12:05pm 2/12/13 12:05pm