Derrick Rose's 3-pointer at buzzer lifts Bulls over Cavaliers

...a deafening roar from the crowd.LeBron James scored 27 points for Cleveland and passed Tony Parker, Steve Nash and Larry Bird for fourth on the career playoff assists list. He had 14 in the game, giving him 1,073.Jimmy Butler scored 20 points...

Report: Larry Bird to leave post with Pacers

David Morway has resigned as general manager of the Indiana Pacers amid reports that Larry Bird is on the way out, too.Morway was hired by the Pacers in 1999 and had been GM since 2008. The Indianapolis Star reported Tuesday...

Paul Pierce passes Larry Bird on Celtics all-time scoring list

BOSTON - Paul Pierce passed Larry Bird for No. 2 on the Celtics' career scoring list, finishing with 15 points as Boston increased its winning streak to five with...

Indiana Pacers seeking a spark as NBA trade deadline nears

The East was a two-team race at last year's trade deadline, and Larry Bird made the move he thought would win it.When the Indiana Pacers acquired Evan Turner from rebuilding Philadelphia, they hoped...

Pacers' Chris Copeland stabbed in nightclub altercation; 2 Hawks arrested on obstruction charges

...play the Knicks; Copeland was with New York during the 2012-13 season. Pacers President of Basketball Operations Larry Bird said the team was aware that Copeland had been injured."We are still gathering information and will update when we...

Final Four has interesting look again

...consecutive championships.Indiana State was the last team to do it before UNLV, in 1979 when the Sycamores, led by Larry Bird, lost in the championship game to Michigan State and Magic Johnson.___BIG WINNERS: The combined record for the...

Statue of Hawks great Dominique Wilkins is unveiled in Atlanta

...takes his rightful place as a legend of the game," Drexler said.There were also video tributes, including one from Larry Bird, who took a playful jab at Wilkins by saying "Congratulations on that statue. I'm pretty sure it wasn't made with...

NBA notes: Bird is NBA coach of the year

INDIANAPOLIS -- Larry Bird the coach is picking up where he left off as Larry Bird the superstar player -- winning games...Boston. "You just put success and Larry Bird together," said the Pacers' Chris...

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Flying home?

...already reporters were asking if Larry Bird would succeed him as coach of the...said. Brown agreed. "As far as Larry Bird is concerned, he's a legend here...Heaton said. "And if I'm Larry Bird, I'm thinking, `My buddy Dave...

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Bird named coach of the year

INDIANAPOLIS -- Larry Bird, whose minimalist approach to coaching turned around the Indiana...Conference. "Who in their right mind wouldn't listen to what Larry Bird tells them?" Pacer Reggie Miller once said. "He knows what it...

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